These figures complement earlier research in The New England Journal of Medicine that surveyed 3,005 men and women, between the ages of 57 and 85 and living in the US, about their sex lives.
It found that the majority of older adults who were married or had intimate partners remained sexually active well into their 80s.
Here's a between-the-sheets peek at what the study revealed: • 31% of men and 20% of women in their 70s and 80s reported they were still kissing, hugging and messing around with their partners.• 54% of men and 31% of women over age 70 reported they were still sexually active, with a third saying they have sex at least twice a month.Here are 4 tips on having and enjoying safe sex, no matter what your age.Do a background check Though ED is more common with age, it isn’t an inevitable part of growingolder.DISCLAIMER: This information is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of medical advice or care you receive from your physician or other healthcare provider.
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New research at the University of Manchester found that adults are having sex well into their 70s and 80s, and they're not too shy to talk about it.
Only 3% of the 7,000 respondents declined to answer questions about their sex lives.
Unfortunately, older people are more vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) than younger adults.
For older people, it’s of the utmost importance to make sure you’re practicing safe sex.
Rather, it’s often due to underlying medical or emotional problems suchas heart disease or diabetes, medication side effects, or anxiety.