This is why women feel the need to have sex! A recent study suggests that female sexual desire is not only triggered by hormones, but complex psychological factors such satisfaction in the relationship.
These factors are more important as the effect of hormones. The study took part in many postmenopausal women. The research was done in 7 different clinics in the United States.
The study concludes that testosterone and other sex hormones play a minor role, limited in triggering sexual desire in these women.
John Randolph, of the University of Michigan, author of the study, says that psychological factors are most important in stimulating sexual desire, less testosterone, although it was often associated with erotic function.
Happiness emotional intimacy and relationship are essential for the sexual life of women. Those were happier more often felt the desire to have sex, as well as those that have a much higher level of testosterone in the blood.
The study took part in 3,302 women who responded to a questionnaire related to their intimate life and the desire to have sex. Then the researchers took their blood, to see the sex hormones.
The conclusion of the study was published in the Endocrine Society‘s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.