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Can Ayurvedic medicine help with sexual dysfunction?

Can Ayurvedic medicine help with sexual dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction?: There r plenty of medication for sexual dysfunction. Talk to u pcp and he will be able to help u. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Yelling at Doctors: I do not believe this is an appropriate forum for your accusations. The physicians here are here volunteering their time for free; we do not and cannot speak to the specific practice of a physician we do not know. And your accusation is not true of all physicians, including this one. ...Read more

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Are there over-the-counter drugs available for sexual dysfunction?

Are there over-the-counter drugs available for sexual dysfunction?

Sorry but no: "sexual dysfunction" is a pretty vague term which can refer to lack or loss of sex drive (libido), inability to get or stay aroused/erect, inability to orgasm (anorgasmia), and even (undesired) pain w/sexual activity. Unfortunately, there are no over-the-counter medications, herbs, or dietary supplements to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent sexual dysfunction. Instead, go see your family physician. ...Read more

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Does isotretenoin cause permenant sexual dysfunction , like in ability to orgasm and dryness ?? Please help as im annoyed as i read so in drug reviews

Does isotretenoin cause permenant sexual dysfunction , like in ability to orgasm and dryness ?? Please help as im annoyed as i read so in drug reviews

Here are some ...: The only way to assure if the symptoms are related with drugs is to analyze the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of the concerned Sx after drug use over time with subsequent trial of stopping the possibly blamed drug, and see how your Sx may evolve & resolve. So, work closely with the doctor for timely adjusting and refining the care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about Addyi (flibanserin), the new drug to treat female sexual dysfunction?

Can you tell me about Addyi (flibanserin), the new drug to treat female sexual dysfunction?

Addyi: Addyi is an oral medication used to treat decreased sexual desire not attributed to psychological or traumatic events. It is prescribed nightly and only for premenopausal women. It should NOT be taken with alcohol. ...Read more

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Is the sexual dysfunction I'm experiencing due to previous usage of risperdal and current usage of seroquel (quetiapine)? Also other psychiatric drugs. Solution?

Is the sexual dysfunction I'm experiencing due to previous usage of risperdal and current usage of seroquel (quetiapine)? Also other psychiatric drugs. Solution?

Probably not: I don't think it maybe due to previous usage of Risperdal, very unlikely it is due to Seroquel but other medications may be causing it to some degree. You should openly discuss it with your doctor, as well as ask for other options, like adding Wellbutrin or using Yohimbin, as well as other options, like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?

Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?

Hard to say: Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies upon the dose. So the lower the dose, less the risk . In my experience however, Effexor (venlafaxine) XR would be less prone to cause it than Prozac. ...Read more

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Would female Viagra (sildenafil) help with sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants ?

Would female Viagra (sildenafil) help with sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants ?

Yes and no: I assume you are asking about the use of Viagra (sildenafil) for women with sexual dysfunctions caused by antidepressants. It might work, but the typical problems from antidepressants are normally not about the blood flow to the clitoris. They are lack of desire and inability to climax. For this, other medications might work better. Sorry I am limited in numbers of words for the answer. Talk to your doctor or ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about sexual dysfunction?

Try asking a more: Specific question about sexual dysfunction. It is a very broad topic. ...Read more

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What can cause female sexual dysfunction?

What can cause female sexual dysfunction?

Many factors: There are many factors, but i would need to have more information about what sexual dysfunction you believe you have.. There are many types of problems, such as low desire level, arousal problems, orgasm difficulties and pain disorders. ...Read more

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I need help with female sexual dysfunction?

I need help with female sexual dysfunction?

How dysfunctional?: Is this a new problem that may be related to relationship issues or to medication side effects, or is it long-standing from an early age? Female sexual dysfunction can be of several types, including lack of interest, inability to have an orgasm alone or with a partner, vaginal dryness, and pain upon penetration. Each type would be approached differently by either a gyn or sex therapist. ...Read more

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How do you define female sexual dysfunction?

Varies: Female sexual dysfunction can manifest as failure to become aroused / excited, failure to respond to stimulation after becoming aroused, and / or failure to reach orgasm. ...Read more

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What's sexual dysfunction in a 70 year old woman?

What's sexual dysfunction in a 70 year old woman?

Aging women: Aging women do continue to be sexually active. Sometimes more than they were when they were younger. The lack of estrogen causes vaginal atrophy which must be addressed in order to have vaginal intercourse. Orgasm becomes weaker or difficult to achieve also. Many times a vibrator or manual stimulation will help. ...Read more

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Same causes for male and female sexual dysfunction?

Same causes for male and female sexual dysfunction?

There are many!: Hormonal, mood disorder, feeling unappreciated, anger, medications (aka Prozac (fluoxetine) type drugs). In men, metabolic sundrome related problems effect libido, as does smoking, adversely. ...Read more

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Intrinsadoes intrinsa can cure female sexual dysfunction?

Maybe: Sexual functioning is complex, and can be affected by numerous physiological and psychological factors. Your physician (primary care or obgyn) can help determine the cause and present treatment options. Testosterone levels are known to correlate with libido in both men and women, and some women's sex drives will increase with testosterone therapy. Discuss w/ your doc. ...Read more

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What to do for sexual dysfunction or anorgasmia as a young woman?

What to do for sexual dysfunction or anorgasmia as a young woman?

Information: Learn more about and understand human sexuality. Information on female sexuality is available in books and on the internet from reputable sources. Get to know your body well and what brings you pleasure. If this seems overwhelming to you, a therapist that specializes in sexuality can be very helpful. If you have a history of sexual trauma, find a therapist to work with. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Female sexual dysfunction?

What is the definition or description of: Female sexual dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction: Female sexual dysfunction can result from a variety of medical and psychological issues, including menopause, which may cause vaginal atrophy from a lack of estrogen and other medical conditions. Psychologically there may also be a variety of causes from childhood trauma to prior experience with lack of trust or even feeling unattractive. You may want to ask a more specific question ...Read more

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Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Yes: Celexa (citalopram) is an SSRI antidepressant and those medications can have effects on sexual function especially difficulty having an orgasm. There is some evidence that alternative med for depression (Welbutrin) may help (should be done under MD direction). Also medications for impotence may help for men and some women. See links to sexual dysfunction in men and women at uptodate.com ...Read more

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I am suffering from male sexual dysfunction, please help?

Need 2 see urologist: Or sex therapist or both. There are many forms of sexual dysfunction ; you live in an exellent area to find such help. ...Read more

Premature Ejaculation (Definition)

Premature ejaculation occurs when a man has an orgasm sooner during intercourse (may occur before actual penetration) than he or his partner desires. It is often caused by anxiety, too much stimulation, guilt, ...Read more