Will Contraceptives Lower My Sex Drive?
It is a common concern that hormonal contraception lowers sex drive (libido) by decreasing testosterone and tricking the body into thinking it’s pregnant; however, sexual pleasure is layered and complicated and can be affected by several factors, which are difficult to determine. Our physiological make up, psychological outlook, and societal and cultural beliefs all impact libido. Furthermore, there is not yet an in-depth understanding of female sexual anatomy or orgasm.
This article provides a comprehensive outline of what the research shows about how contraceptives affect sex drive: helloclue.com/articles/sex/birth-control-and-sex-drive