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How can high prolactin cause low sex drive?

How can  high prolactin cause low sex drive?

Lowers hormones: High levels of prolactin suppresses the hormones combing from the hypothalamus of the brain and pituitary gland that control the testis and ovary. This is in turn lowers the amount of sex hormones that are produced (estrogen and testosterone). In some people, these lower levels reduce sex drive. ...Read more

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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What can cause low sex drive in women?

What can cause low sex drive in women?

Sex drive in F: It can be decreased by organic or psychogenic, organic could be from hypothyroidism, or adrenal gland or pituitary galnd insuffeciency, or estrogen hormone defeciency, psychological from depression or secondary to medication like antidepressive meds as ssri and other medications are culprits too. ...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 orchitis cause low testerone & reduce sex drive?

Can orchitis cause low testerone & reduce sex drive?

No: Not likely. Probably temporary event, should resolve as treatment and healing progresses. ...Read more

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Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

No: But the reason one is prescribed this medication may. It is a mineralicorticoid. Although it is a steroid it is not sex steroid and thus would not affect sexual drive. But the conditions we use it to treat (adrenal insufficiency, orthostatic hypotension) may be a reason for low sex drive, esp adrenal insufficiency). Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems ?

Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems 

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Erections: At your age this is an issue that needs very good care. Your best option would be to get an appointment to see an Endocrinologist. Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more

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Can dimenhydrinate cause a low sex drive?

Can dimenhydrinate cause a low sex drive?

Maybe: Dramaine, aka dimenhyrinate, can make you feel tired which can lead to low sex drive. It does not directly affect hormones, so any fatigue or loss of sex drive should resolve when you stop taking the medication. ...Read more

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Does depression affect sex drive?

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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Can dehydroepiandrosterone improve sex drive?

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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Low sex drive and early ejaculation is cause by?

Low sex drive and early ejaculation is cause by?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities: anxiety, relationship conflict, depression, infrequent sex leading to quick ejaculation…. Is depression or anxiety a part of your life? If so, you might want to have a psychological or psychiatric consultation. ...Read more

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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

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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What exactly does elevated oestrogen or low levels of testosterone cause to a mans sexual function?

What exactly does elevated oestrogen or low levels of testosterone cause to a mans sexual function?

They diminish it: A healthy sexual function needs normal level of sex hormones.Aberration in either leads to dysfuction. ...Read more

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Does lamotrigine decrease libido ? does depakine causes ED? Iam take (150/day) lamotrigine & (1250/day) depakine . Ihave very low libido & no erection

Does lamotrigine decrease libido ? does depakine causes ED? Iam take (150/day) lamotrigine & (1250/day) depakine . Ihave very low libido & no erection

Usually not: All anticonvulsants dampen ectopic discharges to some extent. This is how they work. Normally the nerve impulses to the vasculature in your genitalia should not be affected by either agent. Both conditions have been reported with both medications but in tiny numbers. Most often the problem is fixable and unrelated. I suggest you see a urologist and inform your neurologist of the situation. ...Read more

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Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Not Necessarily: There is not a consistent link between abortion and sex drive. However, abortion could be related to other stressful circumstances, and the presence of stress, anxiety, or depression could cause decreased sexual desire. ...Read more

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Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido? I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido?  I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Depends on why on th: It could be your underlying medical condition but these meds can interfere with sleep, cause fatigue and could lead to your low libido ...Read more

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Does dipression causes an increased sex drive?

Does dipression causes an increased sex drive?

Not usually: On the contrary, depression will make you lose all desires about everything. Mania, on the other hand, will make you hyper sexual and more flirty. They can combine in some cases, making very difficult to judge only from the sexual desire point of view. ...Read more

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Does aplastic anemia cause loss of sex drive?

Does aplastic anemia cause loss of sex drive?

Yes, and depends: Aplastic anemia is a bone marrow failure disorder. Severe aplastic anemia presents significant emotional amd medical strssors that impact sexual function. Due to the failure of bone marrow blood producing function, patients with aplastic anemia usually have profound anemia, chronic fatigue, shortness of breath, easy infecton, bleeding etc, all of which would also affact sexuality. ...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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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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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

This is the patient who has a decrease interest in having sexual intercourse; reasons for this can be either ...Read more