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Can I take testostorone to boost my sex drive?

Can I take testostorone to boost my sex drive?

Yes. : Have testosterone, fsh, lh checked to determine which type of hypogonadism you have. If secondary hypogonadism, then HCG or Clomiphene citrate may be better options. Also, check thyroid and overall health to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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Can testosterone supplements increase sex drive?

Can testosterone supplements increase sex drive?

Possibly. : Multiple citations exist on tongkat ali: - here's a couple of then - http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23754792 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/22924057 sex drive would be going up due to increase testosterone. While it is not fashionable for many allopathic docs to endorse supplements to raise t, i believe that some of them are probably valid. ...Read more

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Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone ?

Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone  ?

Not in my experience: The one hormone that stays relatively stable throughout the perimenopause and menopausal period is testosterone so it's levels really do not rise though, perhaps relative to estrogen it may seem so. In my experience, most women notice their libido, or sex drive diminishes with menopause. Having said that, not all women experince a drop. There is no "normal".... ...Read more

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Husband has high sex drive and can be aggressive. Could it have something to do with testosterone? *he is not an asshole, don't assume that!!*

Husband has high sex drive and can be aggressive. Could it have something to do with testosterone? *he is not an asshole, don't assume that!!*

Glad to hear this!: Truth be told, who needs to medicalize behavior? Hormones play a role, temperament plays a role, genes surely are a factor, live experience is a factor, and it sounds like the two of you are happily married and that you enjoy keeping him happy. Just love the guy & accept his love. Who would really prefer a passive, submissive, do-nothing guy? Congratulations to you both, keep up the good work. ...Read more

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My husband acts very aggressively and has a very high sex drive.....his aggressiveness is terrible though. Could it be high testosterone levels?

My husband acts very aggressively and has a very high sex drive.....his aggressiveness is terrible though. Could it be high testosterone levels?

I Agree: Unless he is on current testosterone therapy, his level is not an issue. It is likely his personality and this is not likely to change. Be careful. Protect yourself. Please, be safe! ...Read more

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Will testosterone supplementation help improve female sex drive?

Maybe but it depends: Female sex drive (libido) is even more complicated than in men. Stress, in various forms, can decrease libido. Worry about money, job, family, etc, can cause stress & distraction. Must be in good relationship w/partner. Bad lifestyle choices, poor health, medications, menopause, etc can decrease sex drive. If testosterone is very low, then replacement might help (after first addressing above). ...Read more

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My fiance was on speed for years and has been sober now for 3 yrs. He had a very high sex drive on drugs now has none. His testosterone level normal?

My fiance was on speed for years and has been sober now for 3 yrs. He had a very high sex drive on drugs now has none. His testosterone level normal?

Neurotoxic effects?: meth does have a wide effects to the body including neurotoxicitiy to the gonadal system. after chronic usage it may have damaged his sexual function. ...Read more

Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more


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Testosterone (Definition)

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