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Increase Sex Drive
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
Do eggs and peanuts increase sex drive (testosterone) substantially? I’ve noticed every time I eat either I feel an increased desire for sex?
Can ginkgo biloba (or other herbal alternatives for viagra (sildenafil) cure my ed/increase sex drive? I'm 20 & I take bupropion btw.
Is it safe to take estrogen pills while on Depo-Provera to increase sex drive? I can't "get wet" with my partner anymore, this is only my first shot.
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