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How does aging affect your sex life?

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During menopause, a woman’s vaginal tissues become drier, thinner, and less elastic. It might make sex less pleasurable. Breasts lose tissue and fat and can seem smaller and less full.

As men age, they may find it harder to get or keep an erection. This may be due to other health conditions as well as side effects of treatments.

From: What's Normal Aging? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Aging: What to Expect.”

National Institutes of Health Medline Plus: “Areas of Age-Related Change.”

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing: “Aging: Age-Related Physical Changes.”

Merck Manual: “Changes in the Body With Aging.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Effects of Aging.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on August 06, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Aging: What to Expect.”

National Institutes of Health Medline Plus: “Areas of Age-Related Change.”

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing: “Aging: Age-Related Physical Changes.”

Merck Manual: “Changes in the Body With Aging.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Effects of Aging.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on August 06, 2018

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