Furthermore, a meta-analysis by Crepaz and Marks found no significant associations between depressive symptomatology, anxiety, anger, and sexual risk taking, however there was significant heterogeneity in effects across studies. By making sure that you're taking care of your physical and emotional well-being , you can start to feel an interest in sex again. Getting older Many people lose some interest in sex as they get older, mainly as a result of falling levels of sex hormones, age-related health problems, or the side effects of medication. Stress at work: Approach-avoidance behaviors as a function of pleasantness and arousing quality of settings and individual differences in stimulus screening. They will recommend you the right methods to improve your mood and regain energy. References Derogatis, L. Diet improvements. Google Scholar Kuder, G. Estrogen, the main hormone to affect women's health, causes many health issues once out of balance. If you feel like you're constantly running around, feeling restless, but not energized, you should look into your cortisol levels. For men, as levels of testosterone increase, sexual desire is also likely to rise. Drugs and alcohol Drinking excess amounts of alcohol can reduce your sex drive, so it's a good idea to moderate your intake to no more than three to four units a day if you're a man, and no more than two to three units a day if you're a woman. If you're concerned about your libido, especially if your diminished sex drive distresses you or affects your relationship, make an appointment to see your GP to discuss any underlying causes and possible medical or psychological treatments.