What Can Kill Your Sex Drive?

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This probably won't shock most of you, but the reality is that the very thing that's meant to keep you grinding it out without getting pregnant can actually lower your desire to do the deed in the first place.

  • 30% of American women report having a low sex drive.
  • Birth control is thought to decrease the amount of natural testosterone and estrogen, which both drive libido.
  • Birth control pills can increase, decrease, or have no effect on a woman's libido--evidence is still not conclusive.