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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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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Why do people some women get depressed after having a baby?

Why do people some women get depressed after having a baby?

Possible theory: Estrogen levels are high in pregnancy and estrogen appears to inhibit a chemical called monoamine oxidase. Monoamine oxidase normally breaks down serotonin, Dopamine and norepinephrine. After delivery, estrogen levels rapidly decrease, increasing the activity of monoamine oxidase which in turn leads to more rapid breakdown of serotonin, etc. Postpartum depression is serious and needs treatment. ...Read more

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Why could sex make a man feel physically/mentally exhausted & depressed for 5-7 days after the act (orgasm/ejaculation)

Why could sex make a man feel physically/mentally exhausted & depressed for 5-7 days after the act (orgasm/ejaculation)

Don't know: Probably a psychological thing or coincidence, unless you have a much more vigorous and long-acting sex act than i'm used to...... ...Read more

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Do ?Hips of women become wide after marriage ?

Do ?Hips of women become wide after marriage ?

Marriage: Unlikely that marriage in and of itself causes wide hips, this is most often due to hormonal changes, genetics and possibly poor diet and lack of exercise. Best. ...Read more

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How long after childbirth before you are able to get 'wet' from sexual arousal?

How long after childbirth before  you are able to get 'wet' from sexual arousal?

Soon after: Arousal can occur at any time as long as you are healthy, relaxed and in a healthy relationship. ...Read more

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Does sex feel better for men or women physically?

Does sex feel better for men or women physically?

Cannot Say: Sexual pleasure is a very personal thing and difficult to measure. Sex can feel great for both men and women, and likewise, can be painful for both. It's important to communicate how you feel, what makes you feel good, and don't be afraid to state your needs or enjoy yourself. Making love can be a beautiful and exciting way to connect with the person you care about! ...Read more

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Do women or men get motion sickness more?

Do women or men get motion sickness more?

Women...perhaps...: Some studies have showed that women have a greater tendency than men to get motion sickness. This potentially is because women also are more prone to getting migraines, and migraine sufferers have a higher rate of motion sickness. Or women may simply report motion sickness symptoms more often than men in certain studies when asked retrospectively. ...Read more

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Can a circumcised men experience full body orgasm?

Can a circumcised men experience full body orgasm?

It you could: Experience it before, you can experience it after. It's still the same old penis you've grown to know and live, just in a new convertible model with the top down. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women who suffer from spinocerebellar ataxia get worse after labor and delivery?

Could pregnant women who suffer from spinocerebellar ataxia get worse after labor and delivery?

Rather unlikely: Spinocerebellar ataxia is a hereditary condition which is not affected either positively or adversely by pregnancy, labor or delivery, or even breast feeding. ...Read more

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After sex, i immediately lose interest in sex. I'm almost repulsed. I am completely flaccid after ejaculation.

After sex, i immediately lose interest in sex.  I'm almost repulsed. I am completely flaccid after ejaculation.

Normal to be flaccid: It is normal to be flaccid after ejaculation, but as long as your loosing interest in sex is related to your penis being flaccid, it is nothing to worry but if it lasts for hours and days than you need to consult your doctor or you may need therapy. ...Read more

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How often do young men experience pain after a vasectomy?

How often do young men experience pain after a vasectomy?

Mild pain: The pain after a vasectomy is generally mild and can be controlled with only tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. If there is severe pain, there may be other issues that need to be evaluated such as internal bleeding in the scrotum or an infection. ...Read more

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How soon after their baby is born do women typically start suffering post-partum depression?

How soon after their baby is born do women typically start suffering post-partum depression?

Most often: Postpartum depression begins in the first 3 months after delivery, but can occur anytime in the first year. ...Read more

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Study shows few women experience orgasm from penetration. I only orgasm with clitoris. Why do women think intercourse feels good if they don't orgasm?

Study shows few women experience orgasm from penetration. I only orgasm with clitoris. Why do women think intercourse feels good if they don't orgasm?

Here are some ...: Commonsense tells us that the effect of using personal combined spiritual and physical value, ability, & capacity, which widely vary among individuals along lifetime, to interact with inside & outside environments generates the sense of comfort or not. So, the pleasure felling is not the same for all and for all the time because there is ingredients of mental, physical, cultural things... ...Read more

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Why do some women get depressed during pregnancy?

Why do some women get depressed during pregnancy?

Risk Factors: There are hormonal changes that can cause some women to experience mood fluctuations. Also, women with a previous history of depression are at greater risk. In addition, if a woman is experiencing a general lack of support or severe environmental stress, there would be a greater risk of depression. ...Read more

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Why do females get extremely attached to males after having sex with them?

Why do females get extremely attached to males after having sex with them?

The "Whys" in Life: There is no answer to this question. The 'why's of life are often philosophical and can lead to great discourse or even debate. You do realize that not all females are the same? If this is a problem you are having then i would seek some counseling to either live with it and love who you are or change it if you feel you need to. ...Read more

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Do women over 60 still orgasm during sex?

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Do women over 60 still orgasm during sex?

Of course, but...: Experiencing orgasm during sex is of course possible and even tenser for some. How to enjoy the gratifying orgasm from sexual intercourse can be highly individual but still possible and can be accomplished by following the process of ample foreplay to proceed... Sex is like two persons playing duet piano for a bravo. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login as needed. ...Read more

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I am male 22.getting soft erections and ejaculating before 30 seconds.Not getting any pleasure when mastebating ,no pleasure even after ejaculation ?

I am male 22.getting soft erections and ejaculating before 30 seconds.Not getting any pleasure when mastebating ,no pleasure even after ejaculation ?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do women get easily emotional compared to men?

Why do women get easily emotional compared to men?

Not scientific: That is not a scientific fact, nor a true myth. In your experience you may see this, but it does not hold true when one begins to define 'emotional' or look at different sub cultures. In California or in America women are socialized to express their emotions in ways different than men are socialized to express their emotions. Your question is unanswerable. ...Read more

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Why do women's sex drives diminish after giving birth?

Why do women's sex drives diminish after giving birth?

Several factors: These factors include: hormonal changes, anatomic changes, social changes, fatigue, depression, time constraints, and new demands and priorities. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Melancholia (Definition)

This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess ...Read more