A woman's sex drive isn't as affected by menopause as we once thought says a new research. We were surprised by the results of our research a little bit. They suggest that menopause has been exaggerated as an excuse for everything lead researcher Tim Spector professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College London was quoted as saying by time.com. By modifying your life and attitudes about sexual desire you can change things sometimes surprisingly for the better although you are getting older Spector added. Hormones - oestrogen and testosterone - are generally at the centre of any discussion about sex.