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How do I increase libido?

How do I increase libido?

Yours or partners?: It's different for men vs women but there are common needs for both. In general men look for home plate and women want to enjoy the game. It's important both understand what is expected of the other. That can go a long way toward building libido. Are there medical issues? Is stress or arguing a problem? Is there lack of privacy or is work draining energy? Can you surprise or create mystery? Toys? ...Read more

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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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Best way to increase libido?

Best way to increase libido?

Talk w/your partner: Best way to improve your libido is to improve your relationship, typically via communication w/your partner. Also need to decrease stress eg financial worries, job, family, etc. Rein in excess alcohol consumption. Review your medications w/your doc. Make sure you're in good physical & mental health. Failing all that, check your testosterone (but very unlikely in young otherwise healthy men). ...Read more

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How to increase libido in women?

How to increase libido in women?

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 more

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How to increase libido as a woman?

How to increase libido as a woman?

Libido & the Brain: Your biggest sex desired organ is your brain and not the genitals. Libido is a function of desire, sexual thoughts, visual and physical stimulation. Exhaustion is the worst enemy of female desire along with negative images about sex from excessive religious repression or childhood sexual trauma or adult assault. Therapists are great at determining the reasons and working pathways for you. ...Read more

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Which diet is recomended to increase libido?

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Which diet is recomended to increase libido?

Healthy one!: Unfortunately, there is no single diet proven to improve libido (sex drive). Likewise, there is no proven dietary supplement either. However, the healthier you are, by dint of nutrition & physical activity, the lower the risk of illness & poor physical conditioning eg obesity, affecting your sex drive negatively. So eat healthy. You know what that means. Just do it. Mediterranean or DASH diet... ...Read more

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What illness increases libido? Recently for no reason my libido has become extremely high all the time. What could cause this?

What illness increases libido? Recently for no reason my libido has become extremely high all the time. What could cause this?

Most likely your age: While there are some rare physical causes which can intensify sex drive, most likely it is within normal range for your age or may be related to psychological factors . If your physical health is ok you should have a mental health evaluation if this has become a problem for you. ...Read more

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Can ritalin (methylphenidate) increase libido?

Can ritalin (methylphenidate) increase libido?

Yes,: Stimulant medications can cause risk taking, pleasure seeking, loss of inhibition, impulsivity, over confidence, euphoria, grandiosity and bad judgement. ...Read more

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I am 21. I have no health problems. Is it safe to start taking"horny goat weed" to increase libido?

I am 21. I have no health problems. Is it safe to start taking"horny goat weed" to increase libido?

Horny Goat Weed: I'm not sure why a 21 year old female (as indicated in your question) would try to increase her libido with an herb used by men for erectile dysfunction? A compound in this herb blocks the effects of an enzyme that restricts blood flow to the penis . . . But it's not really a libido enhancer. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/horny-goat-weed-epimedium. ...Read more

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