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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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Is there a natural way to increase sex drive in women I don't seem to have the urge for s?

Is there a natural way to increase sex drive in women I don't seem to have the urge for s?

Sex Drive in Women: The first thing to do is see your family physician to rule out any other possible underlying medical condition. Then it might do well to consult with a counselor about these matters to find out if there's some emotional or psychological interference, or even if there's extensive stress, relationship issues, etc. ...Read more

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I'm a 39 yr old female what vitimin can I take to increase sex drive?

I'm a 39 yr old female what vitimin can I take to increase sex drive?

Depends: You should see your physician to see what may be causing decreased sex drive. Some birth control can do it, thyroid problems, depression, stress, anxiety, etc. There are things that decrease libido. Take a multivitamin every morning however. ...Read more

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What is a way to increase sex drive?

What is a way to increase sex drive?

Many approaches: Sex drive is related to many factors, including nutrition, hormone levels & emotions. You might benefit from a chinese medicine approach, Ayurveda or homeopathy.Certain herbs like ashwagandha may help, as might treatment with bio-identical hormones & certain nutrients like zinc. In some cases counseling may be important. I advise seeing a holistic md for evaluation-see www. Abihm. Org/search-doctors. ...Read more

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What types of foods increase sex drive?

What types of foods increase sex drive?

No special ones: No particular foods enhance sex drive for everyone. But, a nice meal that you enjoy with your beloved can increase relaxation, bonding, and desire. The most powerful sex organ is your mind -- and if this is well-stimulated by pleasant food and intimate conversation, then nature can take its course. ...Read more

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How to increase sex drive for long time?

How to increase sex drive for long time?

A balanced life.: The most important is to be healthy, no drugs, alcohol or cigarettes. Eating a balanced diet, sufficient sleep, exercise and good emotional and spiritual life. It also helps if you love and respect your sexual partner. ...Read more

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What are some ways to increase sex drive?

What are some ways to increase sex drive?

Pleasure: Sex drive, especially in women, is very complicated. It involves physical aspects (health problems can impair it) and psychological aspects. In terms of the physical part it is a good idea to see your doctor and get a checkup. In terms of the psychological parts - a lot of what blocks sex drive are worry thoughts, he or she doesn't love me, I am no good at this. Sensate focus exercises can help. ...Read more

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How do you increase sex drive while on serdep?

How do you increase sex drive while on serdep?

Sexy Thoughts: Antidepressants may interfere with your sex drive, but sex really starts between the ears - with your brain! So you may have to think sexy thoughts! You can get creative; read sexy literature with your partner, engage in some tantalizing texts during to day of what's to come later on...You may have to up the ante a little to get stimulated-just keep talking with your partner, say what turns you on ...Read more

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Are there any ways to naturally increase sex drive?

Be with your lover: Assuming your hormones are have been addressed, then spending time in a relaxes atmosphere with somebody you find sexually attractive should help. If your hormones have dwindled, as your doc about bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. You need both, hormones and environment to make your sex drive work for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal for pain medication to increase sex drive?

Is it normal for pain medication to increase sex drive?

Analgesics& SexDrive: Analgesics can minimize pain associated intercourse (eg back pain). In that case an individual may feel inclined or less hesitant engaging in sexual activity; transient increased sex drive. Opiates can initially cause sustained erection & delayed ejaculation, a commonly misused side effect. Female animal models suggest significant fhs/lh upregulation & Estradiol & testosterone elevation w nsaids! ...Read more

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I'm 20, how to increase sex drive? Everyday sex with my gf cause my health?

Low sex drive: If your sex drive is low, you should have your testosterone levels tested. Without having the blood work done, it is difficult to make any general recommendations. As for daily intercourse, there are no associated health risks. ...Read more

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Am 5 months post baby and still have no sex drive and its frusterating my husband. Is there anything I can take, use or do to help increase sex drive?

Am 5 months post baby and still have no sex drive and its frusterating my husband. Is there anything I can take, use or do to help increase sex drive?

Consult provider: First, be kind/compassionate with yourself as you heal and adjust. A baby is a big change and a lot of responsibility. Second, have an open discussion with your husband; he may surprise you. Survey studies show that what most men miss after delivery is more the connection than the sex. Take time for no pressure intimacy when the baby is asleep that doesn't necessarily have to end in sex. ...Read more

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I have heard mirtazapine increases sex drive, is that true?

I have heard mirtazapine increases sex drive, is that true?

I was unable to: Find increased libido listed as a side effect for mirtazapine. Impotence is listed as a possible side effect. However, if a person had low libido related to being depressed and the depression began to improve - libido may also normalize. ...Read more

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Can extra estrogen increase sex drive?

Can extra estrogen increase sex drive?

Probably not: It depends on whether you have an abnormally low estrogen. This could affect interest in sex indirectly (making sex difficult because of vaginal dryness for example). However generally estrogen is not strongly related to sex drive. In both men and women it appears that the hormone most linked to sex drive is testosterone. In women, of course, the levels of this hormone are much lower. ...Read more

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Can fennel tablet help increase sex drive?

Can fennel tablet help increase sex drive?

Fennel: Cough, bronchitis, stomach discomfort, sinus congestion, gases, & to stimulate lactation. No fda evaluation for safety or efficacy for this herbal supplement. ...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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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 can a women take to increase sex drive while taking an SSRI?

What can a women take to increase sex drive while taking an SSRI?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): Many doctors prescribe a cocktail of Wellbutrin (bupropion) with an SSRI to counteract the sexual side effects. ...Read more

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What ways to increase sex drive for a married 33 year-old woman with 2 children?

What ways to increase sex drive for a married 33 year-old woman with 2 children?

Healthy lifestyle: A low sex drive is a common complaint. Things have to be well between you and your spouse. If you are stressed out worrying about the kids or finances, your libido will be low. Sometimes he has to wine and dine you. Flowers! If you love each other and are considerate of each other, and keep your life in balance, a healthy sex life usually happens. Rarely a sexual counselor can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is a good product to stop me getting so tired help with my libido and increase sex drive?

What is a good product to stop me getting so tired help with my libido and increase sex drive?

None proven.: There is no proven product that will do that. First you need to figure out why at 43 you have these problems. Your GP may be able to rule out underlying physical causes and address them. A decreased libido and fatigue can also be a sign of depression, anxiety, stress. The sexual problems by themselves can also indicate relationship problems. A psych eval may help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will steroids increase sex drive?

Will steroids increase sex drive?

Yes indeed: This is an unpredictable effect of medications such as prednisone. Be alert to a huge range of possible affects on the mind -- not all of them pleasant. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter drug that increases sex drive or causes an erection?

Is there an over-the-counter drug that increases sex drive or causes an erection?

Nothing that can: Be reliable counted upon. Why not review these issues with your doctor as there may be an identifiable issue that can be addressed without having to rely on supplementation/medications, or at least an option that may be more effective for you that the present supplements. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg increase sex drive?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL 300mg increase sex drive?

Libido: Libido is a complex psychological process. I would say that perhaps Wellbutrin (bupropion) can help but only in a round about way. If your lack of libido is related to depressions and/or fatigue and exhaustion then taking an antidepressant may help with the psychological part of libido. ...Read more

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What is the best homeopathic remedy to increase sex drive?

What is the best homeopathic remedy to increase sex drive?

Wrong crowd: For homeopathic remedies, you're better off googling. There aren't any good studies I have seen that use homeopathics for sex drive. If you're talking about better erections, go see your doc to discuss your options. If it's really just 'desire', get your testosterone checked; it may be low. ...Read more

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Can testosterone supplements increase sex drive?

Can testosterone supplements increase sex drive?

Possibly.: Multiple citations exist on tongkat ali:
- here's a couple of then - http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23754792
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22924057

sex drive would be going up due to increase testosterone. While it is not fashionable for many allopathic docs to endorse supplements to raise t, I believe that some of them are probably valid. ...Read more

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Do eggs and peanuts increase sex drive (testosterone) substantially? I’ve noticed every time I eat either I feel an increased desire for sex?

Do eggs and peanuts increase sex drive (testosterone) substantially? I’ve noticed every time I eat either I feel an increased desire for sex?

Eggs/peanuts: At age 20, your "sex drive" should be heightened regardless of your dietary intake of either "eggs or peanuts". Neither has a biochemical effect on one's libido. ...Read more

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Can ginkgo biloba (or other herbal alternatives for viagra (sildenafil) cure my ed/increase sex drive? I'm 20 & I take bupropion btw.

Can ginkgo biloba (or other herbal alternatives for viagra (sildenafil) cure my ed/increase sex drive? I'm 20 & I take bupropion btw.

Ginkgo Biloba: There are several natural herbs that can have an impact on libido and sex drive, including this one. Results vary with individuals. Check with your doctor as even herbal and natural medications should be documented in your chart, best wishes. ...Read more

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I recently gave birth, having low sex drive (vagina dryness and a bit tight). I also have mild anal fissure. Any food to increase sex drive?

Lots of adjustments: Since you just gave birth lots of life changing events are going on. Having a new born baby at home leads to fatigue, lack of sleep and stress. This can impact sex drive. If you are breastfeeding then this can cause vaginal dryness. Estrogen cream can be prescribed by your Obgyn. Anal fissures should be treated or repaired. ...Read more

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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