Everyday stressors like lack of sleep, financial anxiety, problems at work or with family, and societal pressure can interfere with all aspects of your life—including sex—especially as you age. Few issues have a more chilling effect on sex than stress, tension, and anxiety. These forces exact a heavy toll over time, both on your own well-being and on your intimate relationships, polluting the bedroom with emotional toxins.
They can also impact the physiological processes that make good sex possible. Let’s take a closer look at how stress can diminish sexual function as you age and how you can reduce stress to enjoy a long, sexy life.