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Libido Max: Libido max is a propietary product containing multiple herbs such as yohimbe, maca, epimedium, tribulus, and ashwagandha. There are no studies documenting effectiveness of the product itself, although some of the herbs are purported to have aphrodisiac properties. Arginine in the product may increase penile blood flow. The label warns of blood pressure elevation and heart disease. ...Read more
Who knows?: Maximizing sex pleasure has led many to take libido enhancing pill so to heighten that fantasy in a easy way out. Work? Probably not really. Those pills usually contain some herbs suggesting, not really proven, to have some male or female hormonal effect so the "pill" makers claim with no fda regulation. If any, such effect may not high enough to affect what bc pill will do. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more
We don't know what: Is actually in the product you mention. Also, it is dangerous to use over the counter products in this situation. Your doc is the best person to consult. The whole picture needs to be taken into account for your health and safety. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Husband is taking libido max male enhancement pill. Warning on package says it contains a chemical that may cause birth defects. Which chemical?
Food supplement: This is a proprietary product containing herbs, some of which have been shown to improve libido. The label does warn about blood pressure and heart conditions. There may also be some components in it that they do not list, since a "power max blend" of 341mg is listed. There are no studies of these herbs or other unidentified components that determine safety to fetuses. ...Read more
Yes: Decreased interest and/or capability for sexual activity is a reported side effect. It is not always experienced, but it happens for some men. Discuss this w/ your doctor to decide if it there may be a better alternative if this troubles you. Best! ...Read more
Need evaluation: It sounds like you feel your libido to be "too high" -- but I wonder, in contrast to what? Is a depressed partner in your life telling you this? Could your level of sexual interest actually be normal, in comparison? Or is your libido genuinely driving you into compromising situations? Each possibility requires a different approach -- including ruling out any possible manic or hypomanic symptoms. ...Read more
Why?: I'm not sure why you would want to lower your libido? It's best not to jump to meds before evaluating what's happening. In some cases, mood problems may show up as extremely increased libido -- and so can compulsive sexuality. Both of these situations can be helped via consulting with your family doctor to start with. S/he may also want you to see a psychiatrist or psychologist as well. ...Read more
Assess yourself...: Low libido can be caused by stress such as worrying over job, money, family, friends, relationship etc. Are you in a good relationship? If you're not happy w/your partner, it's not easy to want to have sexual relations w/that person. Excess alcohol & other recreational substances can throw off sex drive, as can some medications. Depression can too. Be sure to chat w/your doc looking for illness ...Read more
Low Libido: Low libido in men is usually about their brains and not about their bodies. Depression, fatigue, stress, hopelessness are very common reasons for a low libido. Sex is a higher function activity for humans and when our bodies are stressed out then things like libido take a back seat. Now, in looking over your medication list I think your physician may also want to make sure these are right 4 you. ...Read more
Libido, as defined in the american heritage dictionary: the psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives.
So as you can imagine many things can lead to loss of libido. Mental, physical, psychological reasons. Medications, stress, anger, fear, illness. Really need to speak to a physician or therapist and start exploring so it can be narrowed down. ...Read more
Low libido: I am not sure of if your a men or woman. Common causes of low libido relevant to both sexes include stress, anxiety, mood disorders esp depression, previous unfavorable experience with sex such as abuse or rape, certain medications such as antidepressants, severe drug abuse and various diseases of hormone system in the pituitary, ovaries or testicles. Do an evaluation with a doctor you trust soon. ...Read more
Have you first: Considered why you have a high libido? Besides the natural physical causes, look at your psychological needs. Does sex help you deal with other conditions? Feelings? Anxiety? Self-esteem? Are you taking steroids? Do you consume large amounts of vitamin E? Who do you hang out with? How old are you? Male or female? Consult a sex therapist if these prompts don't help. ...Read more
HEALTHY EATING: Not really but there are things that are good for you like fruits and vegetables. Foods like the super foods that have anti oxidants like blueberries and avocados. Best is to exercise and take a mufti vitamin and also may need to see a physician and get testosterone levels checked. ...Read more
Estoy experimentando sensación de desmayo (empeora con: permanencia prolongada) and irritabilidad. Aumento en el libido inexplicable y es constante.
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Here are some websites that cover this topic well.
Stress.About. Com/od/sex/a/low_libido. Htm
ezinearticles. Com/? Stress-and-libido-in-men---how-to...
Stress and libido in men do not go hand in hand. They seem to be having an inverse relationship. Increased stress in your life can make you lose all your libido. ...Read more
In this case why not: Associations we form between things -like figs & sexual desire- can guide how we think/feel...Can affect our health. If someone u admire & trust tells u figs increase libido, this might very well influence how u feel. Harvard researcher dr ted kaptchuk makes a good case 4 harnassing the power of "expectancy" or "placebo" effects: http://bit. Ly/12eb1yf ask self: could ^figs =^libido belief hurt u? ...Read more
Some Yes & other n0: Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) increases circulation and may improve sexual function, although one study found no effect. Ginkgo may increase the effects of certain blood-thinning medications (anticoagulants). Do not take ginkgo if you have a history of seizures. Ask your doctor before taking ginkgo. ...Read more