Causes of Low Libido

Achieving a satisfying sexual experience depends on several factors including blood flow to the sexual organs, state of mind, well-being, the ability to produce natural vaginal lubrication, and hormone levels.

There are many causes that tend to be interrelated in contributing to a low libido. Health conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and hormonal changes can interfere with female arousal and sexual performance.

Many other medical, physical, and lifestyle issues can also affect a woman’s libido including:

  • Menopause
  • Lack of exercise
  • Injury and acute medical illness
  • Weight gain
  • Side effects from medication
  • Childbirth
  • Stress & Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Smoking