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Causes Of Increased Libido
Many things: I assume by "libido" you mean sexual desire. So many things can affect sexual desire that it is impossible to offer any general answer. Emotional and psychological factors, hormonal factors, the nature and quality of a relationship with a sexual partner, general physical health, mental health, etc. Etc. Etc. A more specific question might get a better answer. ...Read more
Female Libido: A woman's libido increases with an increase in testosterone. It is highest around the time of ovulation in a woman still cycling. Keep in mind the things that kill libido in women: anger or resentment at their partner, boredom, extreme fatigue, stress, and hormonal imbalances. Deal with the libido killers and you are more likely to have a healthy libido. ...Read more
MANY POSSIBILITIES: Libido, as defined in the american heritage dictionary: the psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives. So as you can imagine many things can lead to loss of libido. Mental, physical, psychological reasons. Medications, stress, anger, fear, illness. Really need to speak to a physician or therapist and start exploring so it can be narrowed down. ...Read more
Hormones, depression: Since you are 30 it is less likely that it would be due to hormone changes. Depression can certainly do it (anhedonia, or lack of enjoyment of things usually pleasurable is one of the main symptoms). Also things that concern you about a relationship, especially related to loss of trust, can make you lose interest as well. ...Read more
Is it normal 4me2 have such high libido? Feel like im changing, i've never felt this way b4. Lately just so turned on all the time.What could b cause?
High libido: see doc: Adrenal adenoma, familial adrenal cancer - adrenal cortex diseases - adrenal cortex neoplasms - adrenal gland hyperfunction - adrenal incidentaloma - adrenocortical carcinoma - functioning pancreatic endocrine tumor hair-an syndrome hyperadrenalism, hyperandrogenism, puberty, and mania ( most likely at your age). Source: www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/sym/increased_libido.Htm. ...Read more
Low T & depression: Low testosterone and depression are two of the most common causes of decreased libido. Relationship issues can also impact sexual interest. Your pcp or urologist can review your symptoms with you. When checking testosterone, be sure to get your blood drawn in the morning, as t varies through the day and is best measured at that time. ...Read more
I'm a fit, healthy, 26 year-old male. Over the past few weeks I have noticed a drop in libido, and it's becoming problematic, what could be the cause?
Many causes: There are many possibilities: sleep deprivation, depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, missing a former lover, life stresses, substance abuse, a medication side effect, or a medical problem are some causes. If your libido doesn't return or if you are experiencing any of the above, see your primary care doctor for advice and/or direction. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What illness increases libido? Recently for no reason my libido has become extremely high all the time. What could cause this?
Most likely your age: While there are some rare physical causes which can intensify sex drive, most likely it is within normal range for your age or may be related to psychological factors . If your physical health is ok you should have a mental health evaluation if this has become a problem for you. ...Read more
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