Till what age do men and women enjoy sexual intercourse?

Until what age does an average man can have sex?

Until what age people continue to have sex (among family couples) directly depends on a man’s possibilities. There is no fixed age for having sex for men. Having sex and fertilize women during the whole life is in the nature of all males. There is a number of factors provoking the loss of this function before a man gets old:



  • Changes in the nervous system: mental illness, brain and spinal cord tumors, craniocerebral injury;
  • Changes in the endocrine system: decreased level of testosterone, hypothalamic tumor, thyroid disorders, diabetes;
  • Changes in the cardiovascular system: atherosclerosis, heart attack, high blood pressure;
  • Traumas of the male genitals;
  • Bad habits: smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse.

These factors affect the testicles and, consequently, the production of testosterone, needed for sexual function, decreases: sex drive reduces, a man loses interest and desire for sex, with time he is unable to maintain erection and finally, he loses erection completely.

Typically, these are all age-related changes and occur between 45 and 60 years old. From a biological point of view, this mechanism is necessary as it helps to produce only healthy offspring and babies will be born only in young and healthy parents.

Some men can notice decreased sexual function at an earlier age and it can be explained by the following factors:

  • Congenital underdeveloped genitalia;
  • Childhood infections (mumps, severe flu);
  • Severe neuropsychic injuries;
  • Fatigue at work;
  • Drug or alcohol abuse, smoking;
  • Current diseases of male reproductive system.

Until what age does an average woman can have sex?

Technically speaking, a woman can have sex at any age. However, we should distinguish between a woman who can have sex and a woman who desires for sex which is very individual. And another important factor is man’s possibilities.

Until what age does a woman want sex?

There is no sense in giving figures because it is a very individual thing. A woman may have sex until a very old age or she can lose her desire for sex much earlier. If a woman does not have a sexual desire at the age of 20-40 years old it can be explained by the following factors:

  1. She has recently given birth to a child. After delivery hormonal modifications take place in a woman’s body influencing her sexual desire. Usually, it disappears with time but in some cases a woman loses her sexual desire for the rest of her life.
  2. Problems at work or in the family.
  3. Disorder of the nervous and endocrine systems.

If a woman will ignore these three reasons, she can lose her sexual desire forever.

If a woman is over 40 years old, there is one more reason for a loss of sexual desire. This is climax. During this period, a female body undergoes significant hormonal modifications (production of estrogen and progesterone is decreased) and it directly impacts her sexual desire.

There is an absolute answer to the question until what age can a woman have sex – if she wants it, she can have it all her life.

Prevention of early loss of sexual desire

Lifestyle is the main criteria defining until what age people can have sex.

So, regular preventive measures are necessary:

  • Regular physical exercises;
  • Quitting bad habits;
  • Healthy diet;
  • Adequate work with regard to your capacities.



It is also necessary to be careful about your health. If you noticed any symptoms, visit a doctor and start treatment as early as possible.