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its highly effective for treatment of depression and very safe, anhedonia and lack of pleasure is usually part of major depression, if its a part of dysthymia or personality trait ECT may not help. ...Read more
Everyone's different: Everyone is different. That's what makes life so interesting. That's why it's also important to find people who complete you, whether w/similar preferences or opposite tastes. My point is that what's enough for you might not be enough for someone else and might be too much for another person. So find someone that matches you. ...Read more
I doubt that any of us here have any valid simple answers to your dilemma. And, there is a million variables here that you did not delineate. Do you find your wife attractive? Are you sexually attracted to women? Others? Do you have erections? Do you masturbate? What are your sexual dreams about and like? What do you fantasize about?
It sure sounds like you may need to explore this with doctor. ...Read more
Perhaps: Loss of interest in sex can be from many things: 1) conflicts with your lover, 2) depression, 3) anxiety, 4) low testosterone, 5) personal stresses such as financial or work-related. A good medical and mental health evaluation can help you understand what's going on. Hope this answer was helpful. ...Read more
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
Yes: It is normal to lose interest in the same routine after a while. Variety is key, and even more important is to have fun. Cross training is a great way to keep it interesting as well as a way to work other muscle groups so that when you resume the original activity you will perform better. ...Read more
Openly and honestly: Sex is the ultimate in intimacy for both partners. What one does affects the other. Each must know the other emotionally, physically, mentally, and intimately. Tell the partner you have issues with desire and see if there are things that can be better to re-interest you in sex. There may be medical issues. Get a good check up and needed testing. Counselling may be needed. Good luck! ...Read more
Medicine is: Always evolving, so there are discoveries and new insights all the time. It depends what you define as interesting. ...Read more
Great: Learning about health and disease is a reason why many of us became physicians. ...Read more
Needs investigation: Emotional problems can arise from many things. Examples... Genetic tendencies for neurotransmitter imbalance, stress levels, nutrition levels, learned coping skills, getting restful sleep, outlook and general positive nature, etc. It is very important to take small steps to improve any of these that you can and seek counsel to investigate causes and have additional support! Good luck! ...Read more
Re-ask: I am sorry but your question was cut off. Can you re-ask and include salient info. ...Read more
No: It's a "phase" for lack of a better word. Couples assign different values in their lives as time goes on. Their still in love, but its less hedonistic. ...Read more
A common cause of ED: Explore "loss of interest"- are you bored? Do you have at least five symptoms of depression that have been present for more than two weeks? "loss of libido" or sexual appetite, is common with clinically significant depression. Look up the dsm-iv criteria for depression & if present, discuss with psychiatrist. ...Read more
A few ideas: Perhaps you're depressed. Loss of interest or pleasure in activities can be a symptom of depression. Your doctor can help sort this out. If this is the case, there are effective treatments. But don't delay, early treatment tends to have an advantage over treatment that comes after much time has passed. The other idea is that maybe you could explore something new. Following your curiosity is good. ...Read more
Suggestions: First of all I am sorry for what you are going through. What your husband is going through could be related to multiple reasons but should start with couples counseling- if you can get him to agree. Beyond psychological reasons there could be physical or age related reasons for a lack of interest. I hope things improve. ...Read more
I cannot keep doings a thing for a long time. Looks like I loose interest in it! What can I do to improve?
Get checked for: Attention deficit disorder. Your dr can prescribe u meds for this. Take care! Check out this link on mental exercises for add. Http://www. Health. Com/health/m/condition-article/0, 20252861, 00.Html. ...Read more
My husband come to me after so many months. If me wish, he get angry. What should me do to improve his interest.
I've lost intrest in life, I feel more comfortable staying in my room. I feel judged I've lost interest in food and have lost just over 5kgs?
Lost interest: Would recommend you set up an appointment with one of the psychiatrist on Health Tap prime, today, you can go online and see who is available now. Life offers many alternatives and beauty, take a stroll in a botanical garden (or flower shop) or a pet shop (with fish it is very relaxing to watch). There is so much to see. Please contact Health Tap prime now. ...Read more
I have had eatly saiety fof two months now and not much of an appetite unless it's something that really interests me. I am 56 yr old female?
Should be evaluated: New onset of early satiety should always be evaluated by a physician. Concerns would include: Depression, stomach ulcer, intestinal mass, occult malignancy. Of course, any unintentional weight loss would be concerning. Your physician would do a good physical exam, probably check labs, inquire about age appropriate cancer screens, ask about change in bowel habits, blood in stool, etc. ...Read more
I feel I am useless in my life because I don' t have any target or any plan. How can I find a target that interests me or the mission of my life?
Start where you are: It may be difficult for people to get onto their desired path right away. The important thing is for you to work hard in your present situation, making steady, persistent efforts. Everything is a valuable learning experience. When you're determined to realize your aspirations, you need to make a commitment and be prepared to face all kinds of challenges. Have hope no matter what the circumstances. ...Read more
For the past year I've lost interest in everything I don't even get out off bed anymore I don't hang out with my friends I'm only 22 what is this?
I'm a highly sensitive male but people see it as me being in the closet. I have a strong interest for women but I'm just not experienced at all. Help?
Be True to yourself: Sensitivity is a highly prized quality in men, but sometimes underrated or misunderstood. Finding the right person, someone you can open up to, take time and relax will help you gain experience. Maybe it could be helpful to consult a psychologist and rule out any anxiety which might be getting in your way? Hang in there! You be you! ...Read more
I don't know what is up with myself this year. I am always so distant from everything and have no interest in anything at all. It is really bugging me?
See your DR:
It is best for you to have an exam, and "talk" with your family DR about your symptoms.
There are a variety of possible causes, and they will be sorted out with the exam and discussion.
Labs will prob be necessary also. ...Read more
I'm assuming...: You are male. If not disregard. You have been satiated, but are obviously not in a loving relationship. You got what you wanted, ther refractory period kicks in, and you have no vested interest. Sounds harsh, but this is how I read your question! Actually this answer works for female/female as well! ...Read more