Navigation Links
Women's Sexual Satisfaction Often Rises With Age: Study
Date:1/3/2012

TUESDAY, Jan. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual satisfaction increases with age among sexually active older women, according to a new study, while those who don't have sex are satisfied with their sex lives.

The study included 806 older women who live in a planned community in the San Diego area and whose health has been tracked for 40 years. The study participants' average age was 67 years and 63 percent of them were postmenopausal.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System researchers evaluated the women's sexual activity and satisfaction and found that half of the women with a romantic partner had been sexually active in the previous four weeks.

The investigators also found that the likelihood of sexual activity decreased with age, that 67 percent of sexually active women always or usually achieved orgasm, and that the youngest and oldest women reported the highest frequency of orgasm satisfaction.

Forty percent of the women in the study said they never or almost never felt sexual desire, and one-third of sexually active women reported low sexual desire, according to the study in the January issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

"Despite a correlation between sexual desire and other sexual function domains, only one in five sexually active women reported high sexual desire," lead investigator Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, chief of the division of epidemiology at the UCSD School of Medicine, said in a journal news release.

"Approximately half of the women aged 80 years or more reported arousal, lubrication and orgasm most of the time, but rarely reported sexual desire. In contrast with traditional linear model in which desire precedes sex, these results suggest that women engage in sexual activity for multiple reasons, which may include affirmation or sustenance of a relationship," Barrett-Connor said.

Sixty-one perce
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority
2. New research shows emotional impact of low sexual desire and associated distress
3. Are Latino teens sexual risk takers? Its complicated, researcher says
4. New study reveals prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth
5. Researcher presents risk-free treatment for low female sexual desire
6. Tumor surgery impairs sexuality
7. Why do sexually experienced girls resume sexual activity after abstinence?
8. Sexual Desire, Satisfaction Dont Diminish During Pregnancy
9. Study points out risks of nonromantic sexual relationships
10. Helping fathers of sexually abused children
11. JustGetTested.com Recommends Confidential Blood Testing During Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month (April)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Women's Sexual Satisfaction Often Rises With Age: Study
(Date:3/28/2015)... a bite of warm, gooey pepperoni pizza, and your ... stomach, ready to break down your meal. In many ... amok, triggering a burning sensation in the chest. Heartburn ... Americans have heartburn at least once a month. The ... can be stopped. , Heartburn or acid reflux symptoms ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... 28, 2015 India Network visitor ... made available to all visitors who purchase the plan ... members are encouraged to purchase the insurance program as ... of proper coverage for pre-existing medical conditions. Parents and ... two medical conditions with serious consequences to their health. ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... How best to treat and recover ... orthopaedic medicine. While diagnostic hip injections are commonly performed ... etiology, research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society ... that pain relief from this diagnostic injection may not ... “Our study looked to assess if the amount of ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... 2015 Lately the student-athlete experience ... changes and proposals around the NCAA. In a March ... collegiate student-athletes across a spectrum of universities and sports ... challenges. The special panel consists of athletes who have ... from football, track and field, baseball, and volleyball. They ...
(Date:3/28/2015)... (PRWEB) March 28, 2015 ARDX will sponsor ... from 12pm -3pm at the Chesapeake Conference Center in Chesapeake, ... sponsoring an empowering event for women in the Hampton Roads ... the Stories of Women’s Lives. Women grow stronger through ... each other. This year the WWC™ theme is T-talk ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bypass Your Heartburn Worries This Easter With Tylers Coffee 2Health News:India Network Health Insurance Today Announces New Eligibility Criteria for Pre-existing Condition Health Insurance Coverage for Visitors to the United States 2Health News:India Network Health Insurance Today Announces New Eligibility Criteria for Pre-existing Condition Health Insurance Coverage for Visitors to the United States 3Health News:Pain Injections for Hip Arthroscopy Patients May Not Predict Surgical Outcomes 2Health News:SCI TV Panel of Former College Athletes Discusses Student Athlete Experience 2Health News:SCI TV Panel of Former College Athletes Discusses Student Athlete Experience 3
... Post traumatic stress disorder is commonly thought to effect victims ... new University of Georgia study finds that it also can ... such as cancer. , The finding, scheduled to be published ... Social Work Practice, has major implications for helping children cope ...
... 2008, to be Proclaimed Light San Diego Pink Day, ... Komen for the Cure,the world,s largest grassroots network of ... forever, announced today that,its San Diego Affiliate will award ... help the uninsured and underinsured women and men in,San ...
... 8, 2008 Costs are rising on,everything from bread to ... every time a nurse visits a Medicaid patient in the ... assistance reimbursement,increase is clear, according to nurses and other home ... in the state,Capitol., The cost of a nurse,s visit ...
... Run Campaign to Support Jimmy Fund and ... Children,s Hospital Boston, ... home runs this baseball season will help support,children with medical needs ... Hess Corporation will donate $500 for every home run hit during ...
... Nonin Medical, Inc., in an,effort to ... use of remote,monitoring, unveiled the world,s first ... American Telemedicine Association (ATA) meeting,in Seattle, WA. ... pulse,oximeter is designed for interoperability, meeting the ...
... Experience on eBay, CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 ... the captain,s seat in the fight against cancer.,In ... is auctioning off a,behind-the-scenes tour and flight simulator ... Denver, Colo., including two domestic,roundtrip tickets to Denver ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study: Treating post-traumatic stress first helps children overcome grief 2Health News:Study: Treating post-traumatic stress first helps children overcome grief 3Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Awards San Diego Organizations Nearly $1 Million to Fight Breast Cancer 2Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Awards San Diego Organizations Nearly $1 Million to Fight Breast Cancer 3Health News:Susan G. Komen for the Cure Awards San Diego Organizations Nearly $1 Million to Fight Breast Cancer 4Health News:Bayada Nurses Advocates for Increase in Medicaid Reimbursement Rate to Allow More Individuals to Receive Home Care and Hire More Skilled Staff 2Health News:Every Boston Red Sox Home Run Televised on NESN in 2008 to Help Children With Medical Needs 2Health News:Every Boston Red Sox Home Run Televised on NESN in 2008 to Help Children With Medical Needs 3Health News:Advancing Interoperability - Nonin(R) Medical Unveils World's First Bluetooth(R)-Enabled, Wireless Fingertip Pulse Oximeter 2Health News:Be in the Captain's Seat in the Fight Against Cancer 2Health News:Be in the Captain's Seat in the Fight Against Cancer 3
(Date:3/27/2015)... , March 27, 2015 The International ... of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a ... (D-NY) for introducing a federal resolution (H. Res. 174) ... 2015 as "National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month." ... myeloma worldwide, and more than 110,000 new cases are ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... , March 27, 2015  Delcath Systems, ... and medical device company focused on oncology with ... metastatic liver cancers, announces the reporting of data ... Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection with the Delcath Hepatic ... poster presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Huntington Memorial Hospital is the ... transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive replacement ... new way to replace an aortic valve without a ... machine. The procedure is performed by a ... ( Alex) Durairaj , MD, interventional cardiologist and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Secures the Introduction of a Federal Resolution Recognizing March 2015 as "National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month" 2Data Highlighting Delcath's Melphalan/HDS Presented At The Society Of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting 2Data Highlighting Delcath's Melphalan/HDS Presented At The Society Of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting 3Data Highlighting Delcath's Melphalan/HDS Presented At The Society Of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting 4Data Highlighting Delcath's Melphalan/HDS Presented At The Society Of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting 5Huntington Memorial Hospital Performs Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Replacement of Heart Valves 2
... (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced today topline results from ... against placebo in the treatment of patients with moderate to ... did not meet predetermined study end points. The company is ... path forward for the program. The study was ...
... and BRUSSELS, June 30, 2011 UCB and Harvard ... signing ceremony that took place in Boston last night ... of Belgium. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/NY28450 ) ... bridge between industry and academia, with Harvard scientists continuing ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Endo Announces Topline Results From Phase 2 Study of Axomadol in Chronic Low Back Pain 2UCB Launches Research Alliance with Harvard University 2UCB Launches Research Alliance with Harvard University 3
The Medtronic EOPA CAP® arterial cannula provides a simple solution to obtaining accurate arterial pressure readings....
Intermittent catheter...
Intermittent catheter...
... dimension in vitreoretinal surgery. ,By using ... purified perfluoro-n-octane, you can greatly expand ... for managing retinal detachments complicated by ... trauma. , ,Certified to be >99.9 ...
Medicine Products: