Autoimmune diseases also have an effect on libido. It's a serious illness that interferes with all aspects of your life, including your sex life. Libido is governed primarily by activity in the mesolimbic dopamine pathway ventral tegmental area and nucleus accumbens.
See also: Sexual motivation and hormones. Human sexuality portal. On the other hand, the nymphomania diagnosis was rarely given to men who displayed the same sexual proclivities.
Stereotypes about aging adults and sexuality often regard seniors as asexual beings, doing them no favors when they try to talk about sexual interest with caregivers and medical professionals. However, the levels of testosterone increase at menopause and this may be why some women may experience a contrary effect of an increased libido.
The problem could also be hypertension or even undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. This is known as hypersexuality , compulsive sexual behavior, or sexual addiction.