'Hormone treatments are an important development,' says Dr John Moran, a sexual dysfunction expert with the Holistic Medical Clinic in London.'It has been very positive in the past decade or so to see that women's sexuality is being properly acknowledged and served by medical research'.
It's well known that the more sex you have, the stronger your sexual desire becomes.
If you have a 'dry spell', your desire to have sex dies down and you can get into a downward spiral of not doing it and subsequently not feeling like it.
So is a successful and driven career woman more likely to have a high sex drive than her lesser-achieving sisters?
That was the conclusion drawn from research published this week which showed that women with high levels of testosterone are more likely to be risk-takers - and to have stronger sexual appetites.
All of these things affect how sexy you feel.' Yes, he says, sometimes giving a woman a hormone shot will boost her libido.
But, more often, giving her a compliment will have the same affect.Female desire also changes over time, though in a different way to men's.Males are at their sexual peak, in terms of desire, when they're still adolescents.Over the past decade - ironically, since the launch of Viagra for men had the unexpected side-effect of making drug treatments for sex a hot new market for both genders - millions of pounds have been poured into researching the female libido.It has uncovered some big surprises and some baffling dead-ends.Did she go into banking because she had high testosterone levels, or did she develop high testosterone levels because she went into banking?