US News: Good sleep might help improve sexual satisfaction among older women, a new study suggests.

Women who did not routinely get restful slumber were nearly twice as likely to report sexual problems, such as lack of desire or arousal, researchers found.

“Sexual dysfunction…is defined as the presence of sexual problems associated with distress, and this relationship was seen between poor sleep quality and higher risk of problems in all domains of sexual functioning including desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction and pain,” said study author Dr. Juliana Kling. She’s an associate professor of medicine and chair of women’s health internal medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale.

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