Sex and aging
Your health has a big impact on your sex life and vice versa. Don't be embarrassed about discussing sex with your doctor. Your doctor can be a reliable source of information on sexual health. He or she can help you manage chronic conditions and medications that affect your sex life. Your doctor can help you understand how sexual activity may change throughout your life.
Sex may not be the same as it was in your 20s, but it can still be fulfilling. Communication is essential for maintaining a satisfying sex life. Talk with your partner about what you want from him or her. Be honest about what you're experiencing physically and emotionally. If you take medications or have health problems that affect your sex life, don't be afraid to talk with your doctor.
Staying tobacco-free, eating healthy foods and exercising regularly can improve your overall health and your sex life. And be sure to see your doctor regularly, especially if you have any chronic health conditions or take prescription medications.
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