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Does depression affect sex drive?

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Does depression affect sex drive?

Depressive syndrome: Depression is a syndrome which comprises multiple symptoms that are interrelated but untrained people may thing each symptom un-related to each other. Not all symptoms are obliged to be present for the diagnosis. Loss of sexual desire is one of the main symptom. Other people has normal sexual desire but has other symptoms of depression. Search "symptoms of depression". ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Can smoking affect sex drive?

Can smoking affect sex drive?

People used to say,: "a drink before & a cigarette after are the 3 best things in life! but, nicotine does long-term artery damage. It promotes the formation of atherosclerosis plaque &. Constricts arteries. This includes penile & vaginal vessels impairing pleasure & performance. In younger folk it may be very slight but with all the other good reasons to quit or minimize tobacco, it can't hurt to add this & do it! ...Read more

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Will proctitis affect my sex life or sexual energy?

Will proctitis affect my sex life or sexual energy?

Depends on severity: Mild proctitis is a nuisance that does not significantly effect much else but severe proctitis can severely effect you energy overall, sexual and otherwise. When your body is putting a lot of energy in healing your proctitis not much is left for other "optional" activities. ...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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Can hydrocodone affect my sexual performance?

Can hydrocodone affect my sexual performance?

Narcotics/Sex: Yes, yes, yes...And a thousand more yes's. Narcotics have been found to inhibit erection and ejaculation in men. The same processes that inhibit men may inhibit female clittoral erection and female orgasm. Hope this answers your question! ...Read more

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Does sex and/or masturbation positively or negatively affect my muscle gains?

Does sex and/or masturbation positively or negatively affect my muscle gains?

Neither: This won't help you build muscle or make you lose it. I'm glad you're working out. Enjoying your body when you're by yourself keeps you comfortable and lets you learn about yourself in preparation for your adult life. At age 19, be very careful what you do with a partner -- it's dangerous but also tremendously fulfilling with the right person. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts affect a person's sex drive? Do they increase or decrease a woman's sex drive?

How do ovarian cysts affect a person's sex drive? Do they increase or decrease a woman's sex drive?

Yes: Pcos is failure of the egg to fully ripen and ovulate. Hence the natural hormone rhythm is disturbed, which can result in depression, distress, prolonged pms symptoms, infertility, abdominal and sexual pain, all of which can decrease libido. ...Read more

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How can alcohol affect a girls sexual function?

How can alcohol affect a girls sexual function?

ALcohol and sex: Pretty variable, but not that differently from a man's. Alcohol disinhibits people, so she may be more willing to do things than she would be sober. Alcohol also acts as a depressant, so it often reduces sexual pleasure and involvement. These are generalizations based on human physiology, isn't possible to say for sure what an individual woman experiences. ...Read more

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How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

How does sex without orgasm affect reproductive health?

It wont for women: Orgasm of the female is not necessary for conception. Some people think that during the female orgasm, the cervix may "dip down" into the pool of secretions at the back of the vagina, but this wont help much even if it happens unless the male has already ejaculated. Even so, if not having an orgasm is a problem for you, you can be treated. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

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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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Fertility: does drinking alcohol in moderation affect male fertility?

Fertility: does drinking alcohol in moderation affect male fertility?

Probably, yes: The real issue is in defining "alcohol use in moderation". For many this means daily alcohol intake of 1-4 alcoholic beverages, which is significant. Alcohol use can effect male hormone metabolism which in turn can effect hormone production. Some data suggest a lower take-home baby rate with ingestion of >4 drinks per week. ...Read more

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How can hydrocil affect sex drive?

How can hydrocil affect sex drive?

It shouldn't : It is a bulking agent, you eat it, it comes out the other end. Can't think of any way it would affect your hormones. Now if you are constipated or having diarrhea, and the hydrocil fixes that, then you should have an improved sex drive just because the discomfort is gone. ...Read more

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Does sex affect your sport performance?

Does sex affect your sport performance?

Probably not: Sexual tensions if relieved prior to sproting activities could be beneficial. If one has prolonged sex and tires themself, this could reduce sports performance. Unless your are a competetive athlete at a high performance level, consider the pros and cons and make your best judgement. I would doubt any serious deleterious effect. ...Read more

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Does having a C-section affect sex drive?

Does having a C-section affect sex drive?

Only indirectly: As far as i know, the only way you could connect the dots would be via emotions. Since we are often highly emotional (both + and - ) about anything to do with sex and also surgery, difficult emotions could dampen sex drive in an individual. Actually, this could be true for the male partner too. But - no, nothing is altered by the c-section per se. Talk w/ a therapist to work through feelings! ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone affect your sex drive?

Could hydrocodone affect your sex drive?

Yes: Long term use of opioids like hydrocodone are known to lower testosterone levels and can lower sex drive. ...Read more

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Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?

Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?

Yes: Breastfeeding is a big part of a new mom's daily life, and does influence her sex drive. The influence can be for the better or for the worse, depending on many, many factors (such as her views on breastfeeding, how easy or hard it is for her to breastfeed, her body image, her relationship with her husband, etc. . ..). ...Read more

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Alcohol Abuse (Definition)

Alcohol abuse is reoccuring use of alcoholic beverages despite their negative consequences. It results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Often people who abuse alcohol fail to fulfill their responsibilities and can drink in dangerous situations such as when driving, which gets them into legal difficulties. Alcohol abuse can ...Read more


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Alcohol Abuse Programs (Definition)

Alcohol abuse programs provide services to individuals who struggle to end their dependence on drinking. A well-known alcohol abuse program is Alcoholics Anonymous, an organization of men and women who share their experiences and hope with one another regarding their struggles with alcohol. These programs provide support for individuals to achieve the shared ...Read more