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39. It’s not all in your mind

If you’ve gone off sex, it might be time to see your doctor.

Our bodies affect our libido much more than we’d care to admit.

It’s an odd person that goes throughout life with the same level of sexual brio. Our income, lifestyle, confidence levels and any medication we’ve been prescribed by our doctor all affect how much desire we feel. But the big daddy that affects our libido is a hormonal change. Hormones determine so much about our lives, from how attractive we look (ovulating women get better looking) to the sorts of films we want to watch (new parents of both sexes have trouble with war movies).

This is why it’s so odd that when we go off sex we don’t head straight to the doctor for a check-up. What’s even ...

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