Dr. Brotto shares her knowledge and explains the mindfulness for Treating women's sexual arousal disorders.
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Very, very common question, and you know the large studies find it that’s the most common concern that women have, and so we need to look at that within a couple of contexts. We can’t say, even if the woman herself is stepping forwards, seeking medical help and saying, "I think there’s something wrong with me. I don’t want sex as much as my partner," her level of desire may be quite normal given the situation, so we really need to look at, where is the discrepancy between hers and her partner’s desire. Maybe he has hyper sexuality. There could be any number of reasons why there’s that discrepancy between their level of desire. So despite the fact that a low desire is probably the most common concern we see in post-menopausal women, it doesn’t mean she’s got a sexual desire disorder. She may, but there’s likely many dozen other reasons to account for why things are different.