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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Increased Sexual Drive (Overview)

Increased sexual drive = heightened Libido. This can represent an increased urge/desire for sexual activity over what is normal for the individual. Or it can be used to describe a higher drive for sex than in rest of population - hence hypersexuality. It can sometimes be associated with a medical condition such as mania/ or hypomania.


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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

Dr. Creighton Wright
22 doctors shared insights

Increased Sexual Drive (Overview)

Increased sexual drive = heightened Libido. This can represent an increased urge/desire for sexual activity over what is normal for the individual. Or it can be used to describe a higher drive for sex than in rest of population - hence hypersexuality. It can sometimes be associated with a medical condition such as mania/ or hypomania.


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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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Could child sexual abuse cause low sex drive?

Could child sexual abuse cause low sex drive?

Yes it can: Sadly, sexual abuse during childhood can impact on not only sexual drive but also on the person's ability to develop and have healthy adult relationships. Psychotherapy and support groups can help overcome the negative impact of childhood sexual abuse. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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I'm having sudden increase in sex drive possibly due to masturbation?

I'm having sudden increase in sex drive possibly due to masturbation?

Sounds possible: That can do it. I'm not clear if you are pleased - if so, good. If you are troubled - cut back on it. If you're just interested - was this helpful? In sex - up to a point - stimulation increases desire. You can get tired and need a break, but you probably don't feel less desire for more once you are rested. In fact, thinking of the last sex, can turn you on for the next. Right? ...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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Does dipression causes an increased sex drive?

Does dipression causes an increased sex drive?

Not usually: On the contrary, depression will make you lose all desires about everything. Mania, on the other hand, will make you hyper sexual and more flirty. They can combine in some cases, making very difficult to judge only from the sexual desire point of view. ...Read more

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How to increased sexual desire in men?

Waning Libido: Hi this is actually a very good and frequent question i get in my practice. I have found that as we age our libidos come and go, and at times there seems to be no sane explanation. But, libido is a higher functioning need, not as important as food or sleep. So, anything getting in the way such as stress, fatigue, depression or a number of other medical conditions can be blamed. ...Read more

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I'm scared of sexual relations after sexual assault?

I'm scared of sexual relations after sexual assault?

Sexual assault help: That is totally an understandable response, and goes along with the fact that you had a bad trauma. That kind of trauma will result in you avoiding sexual relations, and possibly people as well. The best way to handle this anxiety and repair the damage is to consult with a mental health professional who can help you get through the trauma, and teach you skills to manage anxiety and fear. ...Read more

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Adipex and sex, has anyone experienced increased sexual drive on this?

Adipex and sex, has anyone experienced increased sexual drive on this?

Mixed reports: Carries a warning regarding impotenece and possible loss of libido when taken for weight loss. Some report a hightened sexual experience. I would be very cautious and advise against its use because it has a weakened amphetamine-like action. This action can cause significant erectile dysfunction and loss of libido although some report that it makes sex more exciting. Beware! ...Read more

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Does sexual intercourse reduce teenage height?

Does sexual intercourse reduce teenage height?

Not specifically: If any activity prevents someone from having balanced nutrition, proper rest and exercise it might interfere with growth.The occasional episode of sex will not stunt your growth.However, there are several other problems associated with the practice that may have long lasting negative effects on a teen. ...Read more

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Does depression affect sex drive?

Does depression affect sex drive?

Depressive syndrome: Depression is a syndrome which comprises multiple symptoms that are interrelated but untrained people may thing each symptom un-related to each other. Not all symptoms are obliged to be present for the diagnosis. Loss of sexual desire is one of the main symptom. Other people has normal sexual desire but has other symptoms of depression. Search "symptoms of depression". ...Read more

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Sex drive up, semen amount down.. Related?

Sex drive up, semen amount down.. Related?

No: Both of these factors are not related to each other. They are controlled by different parts of the genital tract and different hormones. ...Read more

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Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems ?

Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems 

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Erections: At your age this is an issue that needs very good care. Your best option would be to get an appointment to see an Endocrinologist. Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more

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Do sex or masturbation increase serotonin level ?

Do sex or masturbation increase serotonin level ?

No: Not in your blood, anyway. Sometimes they make you happy. Sometimes sex gets you into trouble. Increased serotonin and catecholamines in some of the synapses of your brain can correlate with your mood. If you're trying to manage feeling blue, talk with your physician -- good convo and/or medication may boost your mood and even make you a better lover / partner. ...Read more

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Improve low drive sex ?

Improve low drive sex ?

Work up : As a 20 yo male, a low sex drive could indicate different problems: hormonal, depression, illness, etc. Please see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Loss of male sex drive and erection. Will ssri's make erections worse?

Loss of male sex drive and erection. Will ssri's make erections worse?

Possibly: Discuss with you dr.. Other medications might well be worth trying first. Good luck. ...Read more

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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