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2004-11-30 15:00:00

A hysterectomy 11 years ago zapped Colleen Christensen's sexual desire. Now 55 years old and married for 33 years, Christensen said she used to worry that a lack of intimacy was draining the fun and closeness from her relationship.

2004-11-30 15:00:11

HEALTH MATTERS * Illness, hormonal abnormalities, some drugs can cause loss of sexual desire Q : I am 54 years old and for the past several years I have lost virtually all interest in having sex with my husband. I understand there is a new medication coming that might be able to help.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.