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Abilify And Sexual Dysfunction
Why would a doctor suspect bipolar in someone who has sexual dysfunction from celexa 20 mg. Is it because I'm young?
Being young: Young adults are often difficult to diagnose (perhaps since it can be such a 'crazy' time). But no -The suspicion of bipolar ought not be due to age. This drug is often used in a depression-only bipolar patient and often lowers libido in males especially. It may be your irritability that led to the dx. The combo w/ Abilify can be a concern. Discuss all of this w/ Dr. until you understand it well. ...Read more
Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic with a unique mechanism of action. As with most atypical agents it is probably prescribed more often for mood disorders than psychotic disorders (like schizophrenia). It's associated with fewer movement side effects (eps) than the typical antipsychotics. It's unique mechanism of action is that it both stimulates ...Read more
Depends on what kind: It's not really possible to answer your question without knowing what kind of sexual dysfunction you mean. Here's a link that lists lots of resources: http://www.Kinseyinstitute.Org/resources/sexlinks.Html#health. You can also go here: http://www.Aasect.Org/ to locate a professional sex therapist or sexuality counselor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experts make it work: If you go to an expert, the overwhelming odd are that you can be helped. If your doc says, "try some viagra or androgel" with no other questions, no other evaluations, then you are not dealing with an expert. There are a wide variety of treatments beyond viagra. Stress can be one of the hard to treat causes, but medical issues can be identified and treated with great success. ...Read more
Unrest with sex: Any program designed to root out psychosomatic stress which can lead to sexual dysfunction is worth a try. Ayurvedic medicine and panchakarma address toxins, both internal and external, which may be causing anxiety, poor sleep, disturbed appetite, unhealthy behaviors, etc. Such therapy may re-balance a psychological cause manifesting physically but not address a true physical sexual dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise: Depending on your causes of ed it may be beneficial. Benefits of exercise are physical and psychological. Improved blood flow from cardiovascular improvement may help. Increased testosterone from exercise. Improved stamina and confidence from exercise may benefit as well. Check with your physician to design a program that is right for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is when a man has an orgasm sooner during intercourse than he or his partner wishes. Is common & rarely caused by physical problems. Some causes are anxiety, guilt, too much stimulation, or other psychological factors. Treatment, if persists, are stop/start technique, squeeze technique, or ...Read more
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