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How Do You Reduce Sex Drive In Teenage Girls
Make Good Choices: The libido (or, "sex drive") is a natural component of our physiology. It is not a good idea to try and artificially reduce the libido, since this can have adverse physiological and psychological affects later in life. If a teen is having trouble with their sexual urges, it is best to have a conversation about making good choices. ...Read more
I fantasize fat girls n my wife is skinny hence no sex drive and ed. How can a psychologist help me. As m not able to get satisfied with her sexually?
Skinny vs fat: It sounds like you're making it your wife's problem [being 'skinny'] that you feel "no sex drive and ed" with her. A psychologist or sex therapist might be able to help you understand that there's more to sexual attraction than the shape or size of one's body. Was your wife heavier when you first met her? It seems you have plenty to discuss in therapy, and perhaps your relationship could grow. ...Read more
Female. Had high libido between 16-18 y/o. I'm 19 now & I loss my libido. What happened to me? Is it abnormal to have low sex drive as a teen?
Could be due to:
Age, your partner or just normal aging process. Getting older and maturing might be calming you down. Its very hard to say. People's idea of low and high vary too. What is high for you sex every night? And low is now sex once a week, which might be perfectly normal. Try not to panic and accept yourself for who you are and find a partner who does too. Good luck. See a counselor for information
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Look at cost of kids: Well, that's an interesting question. Do you believe you are in OVERDRIVE as it were or do you feel your drive actually interferes with your routine daily activity or work? If that's the case then, you may best be served by speaking with a psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more
Sex drive: There might be nothing wrong with your sex drive at all, but what you do with this can be an issue. If acting on sexual desires in ways that puts you in conflict with others, or that distracts you from other important life activities like work, school, family, etc., you might need to see a psychiatrist about sexual addictions or other issues. ...Read more
No: Not likely. Probably temporary event, should resolve as treatment and healing progresses. ...Read more
Beta blockers: Age alone can do it. The meds also can. ...Read more
You can: The problem is that there isn't a medication on the market that just reduces sex drive. Certainly some things can affect it, but they usually have indications. Behavioral therapy may help more. The use of the birth control pill may slightly effect your testosterone level. Sex drive has mulitple levels. Its brain chemistry plus hormonal. Some antidepressants also alter sex drive ...Read more
Is getting rid of one's sex drive possible? I want to reduce if not eliminate my sexual thoughts, desires, and feelings.
We are hardwired to: Select mates to procreate. Sexuality is part of life. The behavioral choices we make in response to sexual thoughts and feelings are the important part of the equation. Healthy lifestyle can bring balance to your life. You can be celibate if you freely choose it but you are young. Talk w/spiritual leader, psychologist, or trusted friend. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes: Best is buproprion - wellbutrin (bupropion). It is primarily noradrenergic in nature. Most antidepressants that are serotonergic adversly affect sexual activity, by reduced drive, delayed or blocked orgasm or in men erectile dysfunction or impotence. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is not 100%, but certainly most often not a hindrance and is often energizing. Dry mouth, lowered seizure threshold, elevated BP are issues to watch. ...Read more
Does it mean mania or physical disease that a woman has sex drive over 15 days in a month from 30-45? No sex partner. Should I take pills to reduce it
Mania is defined by a cluster of symptoms that can include hyper-sexuality or other behaviors for period of a week or more, please have an evaluation by a mental health provider as soon as possible. Mania is treated with medications to prevent both the up and down swings typically seen in patients with Bipolar disorder.
Good luck! ...Read more
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
Can cyproterone acetate not only reduce but eliminate my sex drive? If not, what can? (drugs, surgeries, ect.)
I am a 20 y/o female I have a higher sex drive than I think to be normal. I want to reduce my sex drive; I have PCOS if that is a factor in this.
Try this: Read the Livestrong article on "how to reduce your sex drive". sometimes PCOS is correlated with higher testosterone and maybe that could contribute to it, but I think a healthy balanced mostly plants diet with regular exercise is the best strategy, along with meditation perhaps ...Read more
I want to take cyproterone acetate to reduce my sex drive but I'm afraid that without androgens i'll be feminine and unambitious. Is that true?
No sense: That makes absolutely no sense. Cyproterone is prescribed for elevated testosterone with your pcos. It won't eliminate, just help lower, your androgen level. Have you tried metformin which treats the basic problem causing pcos (insulin resistance) and can help normalize menses and even restore fertility in many women? ...Read more
Sex drive increase after taking 2 boiled eggs every day strong erection friends says taking 2 eggs with egg yolk helps to reduce cholesterol true?
I read that most birth control pills that reduce acne, also reduce libido. Is this true? Is there one that clears acne without reducing sex drive?
I am experiencing fatigue, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), mood swings, sadness, irritability, feeling depressed (quality: feelings of worthlessness), loss of sex drive, lack of pleasure, difficulty staying awake during day, feeling anxio
Physical & emotional: Symptoms can go hand in hand. Both need to be addressed. Please start w/a visit to your family doctor and then follow up w/some therapy from a clinical psychologist. Whatever is bothering you needs to be coped w/better. As we adjust to life issues it can get much better. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
Are you a: Woman who has decreased sex drive at 35 weeks or are you the partner of that woman?? It is SOOO normal to lose sex drive at 35 weeks. Think of reasons why - feeling unattractive, hemorrhoids, exhaustion, physical discomfort during sex, fear about effect on fetus, inability to get into a comfortable position, etc, etc, etc. ...Read more
Many possibilities..: Are you on any medications that may cause this? Do you have religious or moral beliefs that would be inhibiting? Are you a victim of past sexual molestation or abuse that has not been addressed in therapy? Although unlikely at your age, do you have a medical reason to have a hormone imbalance? Please start by seeing your primary care provider. ...Read more
Complex issue: A woman's sex drive is a very complex issue with multiple influencing factors (medications being used, quality of relationship with partner, medical problems, fatigue, etc). This is an issue for which a online consult or visit with a doctor is truly warranted. If you want to discuss this more, please schedule a consult. ...Read more
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