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  • Sex drive (libido) varies a lot from one person to the next and there is no right or wrong level.
  • It’s normal for a person’s libido to fluctuate (go up and down) and there may be many reasons for this.
  • If a couple is having problems in other areas of their relationship, their sex life may be affected.
  • Some medical conditions and medications can affect a person’s desire for sex.
  • Treatment for a lowered libido can include treating an underlying medical condition, hormone therapy, stress management and counselling.

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Reviewed on: 02-02-2022