Harvard Women's Health Watch

Yes, you can have better sex in midlife and in the years beyond

If sustaining intimacy is becoming more difficult, there are many approaches that can help. Even if, as the saying goes, the brain is a woman’s most important sex organ, we can’t deny the role our bodies play—especially as we get older. Satisfying sex depends on several things: presence of desire, arousal, absence of pain, and an ability to reach orgasm. After menopause, libido declines, and changes in our bodies can make it…

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