The oldest women have the most satisfying sex lives, says science

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Barbara Walters

The scientific community has put a lot of effort into prolonging the average human's life span, but rarely have they given us any real reason as to why. Well, the world may finally know! Accordingly to a scientifically crucial new study, women over eighty have totally enviable sex lives. 

Per the study's results:

"Although frequency of arousal, lubrication, and orgasm decreased with age, the youngest (<55 years) and oldest (>80 years) women reported a higher frequency of orgasm satisfaction. Emotional closeness during sex was associated with more frequent arousal, lubrication, and orgasm; estrogen therapy was not. Overall, two thirds of sexually active women were moderately or very satisfied with their sex life, as were almost half of sexually inactive women."


"The youngest women had the highest frequency of orgasm (47.6%); however, 37.5% of the oldest women reported reaching orgasm almost always or always. Lack of difficulty reaching orgasm followed a similar distribution and trend. The highest orgasm satisfaction was reported in both the youngest and oldest women; approximately 42% of women in the youngest age quartile were very satisfied with their ability to reach orgasm, 35.4% in the second quartile, 37.7% in the third quartile, and 41.7% in the oldest quartile."

Get it, all you women over eighty! I have a newfound resolve to take vitamins, actually sleep, and stop spending hours standing in front o the microwave. Please though, let's all do ourselves a favor and skip the cougar jokes on this one.