Health Matters: How contraceptives affect your sex drive

While some people report no affect others feel birth control lowers their libido. PHOTO | POOL


What you need to know:

  • Most birth control methods do not affect your ability to orgasm.
  • Some women may however have a reduced frequency to orgasm when they use hormonal contraceptives.
  • Some contraceptives can however reduce lubrication in a woman. This can result in dry sex that can be painful.

I was again invited for a women's Chama meeting to discuss a contentious subject. The women wanted to discuss the effects of contraceptives on sex.


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