Sex over the age of 65. Should people this old be having sex? I mean, come on, they’re old. Im sure that many young people around my age, both younger and old feel the same way about this strange topic. Who really wants to think about their grandparents having sex? Then again it had to have happened sometime or none of us would be here.
During the last few years there have been many studies conducted trying to help the growing numbers of men and women, well past their child bearing years, who are wishing to stay sexually active. Studies have even shown that MOST older people want and are even able to enjoy an active sex life. It is believed this group of older, sexually active adults are actually the people who were so sexually active during the 1960s and 1970s. Even more studies s
how that more that half of people age 60 and older enjoy sexual activity at least once a month and would prefer to have sex more often. It is true that the ageing process does cause many sexual changes. In today"tms world we live longer and happier and the basis for it all is good general health. But this isn"tmt the only cure for the struggling old man. In a global study, it was found that many mature women still want to have sex but many are unable because the men in their lives are unable. Bright light therapy, which is as simple as exposing the man to bright light early in the morning, triggers an increase in the levels of hormones that raises testosterone levels in men. Now for both men and women, it is important to keep good general health before working on their sexual health. Although health problems that can affect sexuality do increase in these older ages, even the most serious health problems should not completely stop a person from enjoying a satisfying sex life. We may not like to think about it, but yes, older people can and do have sex on some what regular basis. So as we see, sex doesn"tmt stop at any certain age, and everyday older people are enjoying being sexually active. Bright light therapy is another way for women to help their husband perform closer to the levels of his past years. Everyone has heard about the recent drug Viagra that has made such a difference for so many men who suffer from Erectile Dysfunction. These changes are no where near as extreme as many people believe them to be and many couples who experience these changes can soon adjust with little modification to the way they make love. Not only does having good general health help keep us living longer and happier, it makes having good sexual health much easier to maintain.