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A 18-year-old male asked:

Good day. should i buy a zinc supplement, or one a day (for men). i feel i suffer from low libido and low testosterone

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Low libido: The only way to know for sure is to see your doc and have your hormones tested. Low sex drive can be hormonal, vascular, or from depression. Then you can supplement w/the appropriate supplement under professional guidance. W/out that you may cause harm. Peace and good health.
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And here's your testosterone vs zinc interaction checker: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2167-0,2329-10139
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