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Diuretic (Definition)

By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more


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Does extra estrogen increase sex drive or libido?

Does extra estrogen increase sex drive or libido?

Usually testosterone: Libido is driven, in both and men and women, by testosterone. Estrogen, by promoting vaginal health, especially in post-menopausal women, may make them more receptive to sex. ...Read more

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Need sex drive back! will levitra (vardenafil) help?

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Need sex drive back! will levitra (vardenafil) help?

Maybe but not likely: Levitra (vardenafil) (or Cialis or staxyn or stendra or viagra) may help improve sex drive if it's a matter of loss of confidence due to erectile dysfunction. But if that's not the case, these drugs won't help improve/increase libido. Instead, look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends), health, medications & finally, last but not least, low testosterone. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

Probably not ...: There has been no magic pill to restore sex drive and libido. If any, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence & obsession is surest, but never be perfect or best, and yet, should be the core foundation of all healthcare as well as the key to longevity. Of course, one needs a basic evaluation to rule out any modifiable or correctable factors contributing to low sex drive. ...Read more

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Could child sexual abuse cause low sex drive?

Could child sexual abuse cause low sex drive?

Yes it can: Sadly, sexual abuse during childhood can impact on not only sexual drive but also on the person's ability to develop and have healthy adult relationships. Psychotherapy and support groups can help overcome the negative impact of childhood sexual abuse. ...Read more

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Sex drive tips?

Sex drive tips?

Heart and Mind: It's a broad and important topic but in general, control what you can. Cardiovascular health is so important in keeping all vessels flowing. A low sex drive can be a manifestation of medical and psychiatric conditions but simply maintaining it is a function of your overall wellness and quality of your intimate relationship. ...Read more

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Loss of male sex drive and erection. Will ssri's make erections worse?

Loss of male sex drive and erection. Will ssri's make erections worse?

Possibly: Discuss with you dr.. Other medications might well be worth trying first. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can synthetic marijuana decrease or deplete sex drive?

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Can synthetic marijuana decrease or deplete sex drive?

Here are some...: How this "drug" works on you? You're the only one to know if you are willing to listen to what your body may tell you. Generally speaking, any drugs exerting effects on central nerve system will more or less affect personal performance, which is related with its dose and duration of usage. More? Talk with doctor. ...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 herbal supplements reduce/kill sex drive amongst men?

Can herbal supplements reduce/kill sex drive amongst men?

There are: Literally hundreds of herbal supplements. Please specify which herbal supplement you are asking about and then we will attempt to answer the question for you. Thank you. ...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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Can dehydroepiandrosterone improve sex drive?

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Can dehydroepiandrosterone improve sex drive?

Not likely . . .: Dhea is a building for testosterone but it's about two chemical steps away. Granted it's available over-the-counter w/o prescription but that should tell you something about quality control since none is required (although 3rd party oversight for compounded drugs didn't prevent current meningitis fiasco). Worse, dhea can also be converted directly into Estradiol which can decrease libido. ...Read more

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Adipex and sex, has anyone experienced increased sexual drive on this?

Adipex and sex, has anyone experienced increased sexual drive on this?

Mixed reports: Carries a warning regarding impotenece and possible loss of libido when taken for weight loss. Some report a hightened sexual experience. I would be very cautious and advise against its use because it has a weakened amphetamine-like action. This action can cause significant erectile dysfunction and loss of libido although some report that it makes sex more exciting. Beware! ...Read more

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Does prostate effects on sexual drive?

Does prostate effects on sexual drive?

Libido: Sex drive generally refers to libido, or the desire for sexual intercourse. This would be mediated by testosterone which is produced by the testicles. Therefore, problems with the prostate would not directly affect libido. ...Read more

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Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

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Herbal treatment to increase female sex drive?

None proven: Unfortunately, there are no peer-reviewed trials supporting use of any herbs or supplements to increase libido or sex drive in either women or men. Pharmaceutical companies are looking at various forms of testosterone for women but are currently stymied by side effects (which can be mitigated by adjusting doses). Compounding pharmacies can formulate something just for you (under md/do supervision). ...Read more

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How to overcome low sex drive with 5htp?

How to overcome low sex drive with 5htp?

5htp- low sex drive: Go to your favorite National Park and Reflect on good intimate sexual experiences. Have Heart to Heart Talk with your partner about each other’s sexual desires, needs and expectations to improve • Emotional Intimacy • Physical Intimacy • Sexual Intimacy ? Discuss with Physician about Omega-3 fatty acids and Magnesium ? Seeing a Therapist for Individual and Relationship Therapy will help. ...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