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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
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
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
My sister told me she has very high libido. She wants to control this. What's good out there for that cause? (Other than the obvious).
Libido: It is not clear to me where that your sister has an issue that needs to be controlled. A high libido could just be a sign of a normal healthy person. If she feels her sex drive is causing her to make bad choices or interfering with her daily life then a therapist may be helpful. ...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:
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hyperadrenalism, hyperandrogenism, puberty, and mania (most likely at your age). Source:
www. Rightdiagnosis. Com/sym/increased_libido. Htm. ...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
More than hormones:
Libido is the desire for intimate activity. It is in part controlled by various hormones but also other external factors such as stress, your attitude towards your partner and vice versa, personal beliefs about sex and intimacy, etc. A healthy sex life is more than just hormones. Open honest communication with your partner plays a big role.
Additionally, some medications can affect your libido ...Read more
Does the failure of first sexual experience causes ED? I have not any libido or any erections after failed in first sexual experience for 8 months?
No: I can find no reports on sexual side-effects from betaserc. However, our reactions to drugs is highly individual and it is always possible that you are the first to have this reaction. ...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
My libido is very high please tell me it's causes and also please tell me how to reduce it any fruit vegetable or food that can reduce my libido?
You're a man: You're 25 years old. If you are not in a relationship that includes the two of you enjoying mutual satisfaction several times a week, you're going to feel like this. Being able to relieve your own sexual pressure when you're alone is a great gift that can make it possible for you to save the best, and stay healthy, for that one special person. Think about enjoying and make yourself comfortable. ...Read more
Not likely: Almost any drug can cause almost any side effect. But clinical experience & data collection tell us which side effects are common, or uncommon. Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes the walls of blood vessels, lowering blood pressure. It also has effects on heart rhythm. Erectile dysfunction is possible, although in some studies the drug had no effect or even improved erections. ...Read more
Possibly: Decreased libido can have a variety of causes and certainly some of the side effects of zonisamide, such as sedation, depression, and agitation, can contribute to a decreased libido. If this persists and becomes problematic, please speak wot your prescribing physician about an alternative medication. ...Read more