MEDIA: Losing my libido: Is my mental health affecting my sex drive?

In this week’s The Irish Examiner, I spoke with journalist, writer and editor Geraldine Walsh about how mental health can have a direct impact on sex drive and libido.

Mental health conditions and their treatments can have serious ramifications in the bedroom. The experts weigh in on what can be done to address a waning sex drive.

“Libido and sexual desire are influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors including relational health. It is common to experience diminished desire and disinterest in sex when suffering from mental health conditions and prolonged periods of stress.” 

The full article is available to read on the Irish Examiner website – Losing my libido: Is my mental health affecting my sex drive?

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Orlagh Reid

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