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How To Increase Libido While Breastfeeding
Probably: Fenugreek has been used for hundreds of years to increase milk supply. I have not been able to find any reports of harm from using fenugreek while lactating. Studies on its actual effectiveness, though, are equivocal. My opinion: it probably won't hurt, and it very well might help. I doubt people would have used it this long if it didn't help, at least some of the time. Give it a try. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Need evaluation: It sounds like you feel your libido to be "too high" -- but i wonder, in contrast to what? Is a depressed partner in your life telling you this? Could your level of sexual interest actually be normal, in comparison? Or is your libido genuinely driving you into compromising situations? Each possibility requires a different approach -- including ruling out any possible manic or hypomanic symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Chocolate... Kidding: This is a very complex question and there is not enough space to give it the discussion it deserves. You may start by seeing your doctor for a complete history and physical. I also suggest seeing a therapist for an assessment and possible therapy. Once the physical and psychological issues have been evaluated, a woman must feel safe and secure before intimacy can happen with the right partner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to increase the male libido w/o taking any medications, what are some natural ways to increase it?
Sleep hygiene: I agree with dr ali. Here is info on sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Energy level: Being on Coumadin (warfarin) shouldn't typically affect your energy level. Trying to remain active on a consistent basis should also help increase your energy level. Of course, eating healthy is also a big component to all of this as well. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I stop my addiction to caffeine safely while breastfeeding with little to no side effects?
Cut back slowly: If you drink 5 cups a day, cut it down to 4 cups a day per week than 3 cups a day for a week then 2 cups a day for a week then one cup a day for a week. Basically you cut it down by one cup per day for a whole week before you lower it further. This will hopefully cut down on any chance of you having caffeine withdrawal headaches. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes; many things:: Yes, it is safe ; usually helps. It occ. Causes loose stools. See http://kellymom.Com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/herbs/fenugreek/#effect other herbs like milk thistle, changes in feeding techniques, stress reduction, adequate rest etc. Also will help. See http://www.Breastfeedingbasics.Com/articles/increasing-your-milk-supply ; http://kellymom.Com/bf/got-milk/supply-worries/low-supply/#increase. ...Read more
Alfalfa ok: It is reported that alfalfa increases milk supply it also is supposed to increase the fat content of breast milk. ...Read more
No evidence: that it does. Surely safe to use, some folks use fenugreek seeds to enhance milk supply and improve digestion. ...Read more
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