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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

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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I am a female woman and I need to know what can I take to help with low libido? Is there a medication or treatment to raise my libido?

I am a female woman and I need to know what can I take to help with low libido? Is there a medication or treatment to raise my libido?

Probably not: The studies with testosterone in women in your age group, assuming you have your own functional ovaries, suggest no benefit to libido, and pages of side effects. Weight loss and exercise can increase endogenous Estradiol which will help, and reduce endogenous testosterone which will help. ...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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My question is what causes an increased libido in women?

My question is what causes an increased libido in women?

Many things: I assume by "libido" you mean sexual desire. So many things can affect sexual desire that it is impossible to offer any general answer. Emotional and psychological factors, hormonal factors, the nature and quality of a relationship with a sexual partner, general physical health, mental health, etc. Etc. Etc. A more specific question might get a better answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a women can increase her female libido?

Can you tell me how a women can increase her female libido?

Please visit your: Doc who may refer you to an endocrinologist so that your hormones can be measured. Psychological factors also impact this so a mental health professional may be in order as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes an increased libido in women?

Can anyone tell me what causes an increased libido in women?

Female Libido: A woman's libido increases with an increase in testosterone. It is highest around the time of ovulation in a woman still cycling. Keep in mind the things that kill libido in women: anger or resentment at their partner, boredom, extreme fatigue, stress, and hormonal imbalances. Deal with the libido killers and you are more likely to have a healthy libido. ...Read more

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Should a sudden increase in libido be a concern? I've never felt like this my whole life so no it's not common for me. I'm a 26 y/o female, thanks.

Should a sudden increase in libido be a concern? I've never felt like this my whole life so no it's not common for me. I'm a 26 y/o female, thanks.

Consult with your: Physician. If there is no physiological reason, there could be a psychiatric one worth exploring. It can be a sign of a manic episode. ...Read more

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Are there some creams to increase female libido?

Are there some creams to increase female libido?

Sort of: There was a drug called flibanseran, made by german pharmaceutical company boehringer ingelheim, that was showing initial promise on female sexual desire or libido. However it wasn't approved by the fda.

Some people use topical creams that you can buy for clitoral stimulation and this may increase sexual desire indirectly. ...Read more

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Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Does high estrogen increase your libido in women?

Evolution evidence: There is presumptive evidence that "high" estrogen increases female libido. This is thought to occur during the few days preceding ovulation in order to increase the evolutionary likelihood of mating taking place around the most fertile time of the month. ...Read more

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How do women increase their libido long-term after childbirth?

How do women increase their libido long-term after childbirth?

Rest, help with: Baby, stop or change anti-depression medications if on them + possible:- 1) AndroGel (testosterone gel), small amount on skin after shower. 2) estratest, (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) 3)possible low dose (20 mg) testosterone injections every 2 weeks if your circulating serum testosterone is low. 4)viagra or cialis. All are off label, meaning that they have been approved by fda for other indications than improving female libido. ...Read more

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I'm 38yr old female gave birth 15yrs ago. Wondering if there is anything that I can take to increase my libido?

I'm 38yr old female gave birth 15yrs ago. Wondering if there is anything that I can take to increase my libido?

Need testing.: Several things can contribute to low libido: depression and hormonal abnormalities are the top two. You should see your physician, have your hormones checked, and be screened for depression, thyroid disease and other issues. Often women have a drop in testosterone in midlife that causes low libido. Another possibility are psychosocial issues with your current partner. ...Read more

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Can women take yohimbine to increase libido?

Can women take yohimbine to increase libido?

Shouldn't: It doesn't work. Yohimbine is an old, old drug for male ed; it is much less effective and safe (for males) than the new ed drugs. No ed drug ever claimed to improve libido, and they've never shown effective in females. ...Read more

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What's a good herbal treatment to increase female sex drive and libido?

What's a good herbal treatment to increase female sex drive and libido?

Decreased libido: Women's sex drive is more linked to the emotional state than man's. .... If you feel like you are not loved, respected, like you are not able to communicate with your partner... Libido is the first to go... Stress and exhaustion also play a big role for women... Take the time to get away with your partner... Stop and truly communicate with one another... Check out marraigetoday. Com. . ...Read more

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Which foods, fruits, herbs, and vitamins help the female libido/help increase sexual drive?

Viagra (sildenafil)?: Ffhv does not make a difference.

Viagra and other meds may help. Many companies are working to get fda approval for this indication.

Get a nobel prize once you find something very helpful. ...Read more

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62yr old female taking 50mg dhea. Its wonderful; increased energy, bone mass, losing fat, libido came back. Is is detectable in employee drug test?

62yr old female taking 50mg dhea. Its wonderful; increased energy, bone mass, losing fat, libido came back. Is is detectable in employee drug test?

No: Dhea is metabolized to cortisone, estrogen and testosterone -- and you can';t control which one is goes to. Also, there is no medical indication to take it in the first place, and most of the dhea supplements have little dhea in them. Worry about your health, not a drug test. Don't get your medical advice from tv or the internet! ...Read more

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What helps improve a woman's libido?

Reduce tension: Libido has both psychological and physiological components to it, and stress brings about the same changes in one. Having a positive attitude toward sex and sexuality, one's partner, as well as managing one's physical and psychological stresses will help to improve libido. ...Read more

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What can cause a woman's high libido?

What can cause a woman's high libido?

TESTOSTERONE: Testosterone is the main hormone to boost libidos in both men And women. If your libido is high you may have a good testosterone level. ...Read more

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How to deal with zero libido as a woman?

Increasing Libido.: The first thing I would suggest is to talk with your family physician to see if there's any medical problem underlying the zero libido. If no medical problem, I would suggest counseling to further explore the issue with you. ...Read more

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How do I boost up my libido? I am a 49yrs old woman.

Get healthy: Most low libido problems are related psychological problems, including problems in the relationship between the lovers. From a physical standpoint, eating well, exercise and avoiding alcohol can aid in increasing libido. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine for enchancing a woman's libido? It's for my wife

Is there any medicine for enchancing a woman's libido? It's for my wife

Focus on basics 1st: 1st things 1st. Women tend not to have on/off switches like men, where ours is perpetually on. So make sure you're helping out around house so that she can relax a bit. If she's stressed about something else, eg money, work, family, friends, etc, no medicine will incr libido. With that said, sometimes testosterone may incr libido, at least if t is low. But also review medications as some decr libi. ...Read more

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Does an oophorectomy affect a woman's libido?

Does an oophorectomy affect a woman's libido?

Yes: If you had both your ovaries removed then your main production of estrogen has been taken away, and this hormone does play a role in libido in women. Talk to your gyn about your treatment options. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what help drives up a woman's libido?

Hey docs, what help drives up a woman's libido?

Libido increase?: A willing, open, communicative partner who is less demanding and more understanding of what the other person's needs are. Affection versus expectation. Fondness versus fondling. A good balance of these. And, being aware of one's own emotions and impatience. ...Read more

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Are low libido and an inability to orgasm (for a woman) issues that could be treated with medicine?

Are low libido and an inability to orgasm (for a woman) issues that could be treated with medicine?

Possibly: This depends on the reasons for the decreased libido and lack of orgasm. Some medical conditions can cause or contribute to these symptoms (depression, diabetes, dyspareunia, chronic pain, etc). Decreased libido can also be associated with a low testosterone level, which can also affect the female sexual response, impeding orgasm. Many times these problems are treatable, with good results. ...Read more

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Although not an official diagnosis yet, but can excessive porn dependency/stimulation over several years lower a man's libido with a real woman?

Although not an official diagnosis yet, but can excessive porn dependency/stimulation over several years lower a man's libido with a real woman?

Yes, it is possible: Excessive porn dependency/stimulation over several years may lower a man's libido with a real woman. It may also effect a man's ability to have any type of meaningful, healthy relationship with a real woman. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a natural supplements for a woman with decreased libido?

Can you recommend a natural supplements for a woman with decreased libido?

Yes: The most effective natural supplemental aid for most post menopausal women with decreased libido will be (surprise); natural /bioidentical estrogen, testosterone and progesterone.
After all these are exactly the sources of deficiency.
Properly administered, they will correct most, if not all of the adverse physiological changes of menopause. Restoring tissue integrity, rest and improved psyche. ...Read more

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What is the best and healthiest way to heighten a woman's libido if she has a low sex drive to allow her to want sex more often? Low sex drive for as long as she can remember, even when first being sexually active. 27 years old. She wants a higher sex d

What is the best and healthiest way to heighten a woman's libido if she has a low sex drive to allow her to want sex more often? Low sex drive for as long as she can remember, even when first being sexually active. 27 years old. She wants a higher sex d

The: The short answer would be to visit an endocrinologist. There has been some success with low dose testosterone therapy in women with low sex drives.
Don't forget conditions such as depression, stress, and fatigue can contribute to this problem and need to be addressed if present.
The person in question should also schedule a complete history and physical to help determine if there are other issues causing or contributing to this problem.
Good luck! ...Read more

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Does the androgenic activity level and/or dose of the progestin in birth control pills have any effect on a woman's libido?

Does the androgenic activity level and/or dose of the progestin in birth control pills have any effect on a woman's libido?

Woman's Libido: Libido requires a balance of the hormones. Testosterone is the main driver, but your estrogen, progesterone, DHEA, Cortisol, and Thyroid all need to be somewhat balanced for optimal libido. Also, hormones are only responsible for about half the libido. Stress, exhaustion, boredom, anger or resentment towards the partner can all decrease libido. I wish you the best! ...Read more

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