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Hypothyroidism Low Libido
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Is a deficiency in vitamin d, hight cortisol and prolactin, too much LDL cholesterol a sign of hypothyroid ? Symptoms dry skin, astheny and low libido
Forgive my frankness: Your lack of vitamin d is probably the result of your getting too little in your diet and not getting enough sunlight. A spot cortisol is of little value except as a screen for addison's which i will assume is ruled out. Your high prolactin and low libido in a man with some serious acne like you're being treated for makes me suspect strongly that you have a prolactinoma. ...Read more
Male 26.Havin no/very low libido+ed.Thyroid profile(tsh:7 micro iu/ml, t3:0.8 ng/ml, t4:6.45ncg/100ml).Is thyroid the culprit?No other medical history.
Could be thyroid: While there are several things that can cause a constellation of symptoms as described above, a low thyroid is a common cause. Hypothyroidism is the low production of "thyroid hormones" caused by a weakness in the thyroid gland which can be damaged by an over-enthusiastic immune system. The thyroid gland is responsible for energy and metabolism in part and low levels can cause fatigue and more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a thyroid problem cause sore breasts, mood swings, low libido and lethargy? Having difficulty swallowing. Scan due next week.
Places to start: Start with good nutrition, regular exercise, stop smoking, stop drinking or only in moderation. Be experimental in sexual practices. If having other symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, sleep changes or others see physician as this may be an indicator of an underlying medical problem. Any history of injury to genital area? Also a reason to see physician for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reduce stress: Most individuals believe low libido is a hormonal problem. In young men without medical problems daily high leves ofl stress, inadequate sleep, obesity and excessive alcohol are major factors. If these are not part of your clinical scenario then it is reasonable to see your primary physician and get a physican exam with a determination of a morning testosterone value for possible therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For who?: Low labido is not a problem unless it is causing you or someone you love distress. It is not a "bad" thing. Don't let people or the media tell you what you should want. Woman's sexual desire is driven much more by relationship, self image and loving touch then hormones. Is there someone you love who makes you feel great about yourself ? If not why would you want to have sex? Good health ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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