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Can stress and depression affect erection quality?

Can stress and depression affect erection quality?

They certainly: Can in some people. In addition, the medications for such conditions can also affect erectile function in some people. ...Read more

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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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How does psychological stress effect oxidative stress in cancer patients?

How does psychological stress effect oxidative stress in cancer patients?

Awesome question!: Recent study supports the emerging model that chronic stress exposure promotes oxidative damage through frequent and sustained activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. It also supports the less studied model of 'eustress' - that manageable levels of life stress may enhance psychobiological resilience to oxidative damage. Best regards. ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause weight gain and sexual dysfunction in women?

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause weight gain and sexual dysfunction in women?

It may: It may possibly cause it, however most patients do not suffer any problems. ...Read more

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Do anti depresents effect a womens sexual desire?

Do anti depresents effect a womens sexual desire?

Yes: Yes.It depends on the class of anti depressant. ...Read more

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What effects /affects can major depression, insomnia, anxiety and stress have on memory?

What effects /affects can major depression, insomnia,  anxiety and stress have on memory?

See MD: Each problem alone can impair memory. If combined they can more noticeably cause memory loss. If you are experiencing depression, insomnia (often a symptom of depression), anxiety and memory loss, you should first see your pcp for a complete physical exam and evaluation. Medical causes for these symptoms should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Does masturbation effects health and causes weight loss?

Does  masturbation effects health and causes weight loss?

Masturbation: Nope. Masturbation is a common and normal part of the human experience. Every man you know masturbates or has masturbated and nearly every female is the same. There are no negative health consequences to this common sexual activity. ...Read more

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Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Does soy or tofu effect a mens libido, cause erectile dysfunction and increase estrogen levels?

Correlation at best: Men's sexual functioning (incl. Libido, erectile function) is based a host of influences (e.g., blood flow, hormones, physical shape, attraction, emotional intimacy). Soy intake, according to recent literature reviews (see messina 2010 in fertility and sterility), has little effect on male human hormones. Reach out today! see your doctor, share your concerns & ask about testosterone testing. ...Read more

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Can one oral dose of a castrating med cause long term changes including insomnia blurred vision lack sex drive muscle loss psychotic behavior?

Can one oral dose of a castrating med cause long term  changes including insomnia blurred vision lack sex drive muscle loss psychotic behavior?

Which medication?: Check out http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy for list of anti-androgens used as daily pills (there are other ways to lower testosterone to treat prostate cancer). Then review each at www.drugs.com for side effects. Most of all, discuss your concerns w/treating physician. But in general, one dose shouldn't have long lasting effects. ...Read more

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How does sexual performance anxiety affect older men?

How does sexual performance anxiety affect older men?

Sex therapy: There are actually folks who specialize in this area and they are called sex therapists. As performance anxiety is quite common, a good sex therapist should be quite well versed at addressing your concerns and issues. I also suggest finding a patient partner. Share your concerns with he or she in an open and honest manner. Most people are more understanding than many might think. ...Read more

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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

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Does Stress taps increase sex drive and libido???

Probably not ...: There has been no magic pill to restore sex drive and libido. If any, practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence & obsession is surest, but never be perfect or best, and yet, should be the core foundation of all healthcare as well as the key to longevity. Of course, one needs a basic evaluation to rule out any modifiable or correctable factors contributing to low sex drive. ...Read more

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What sexual side effects might arise from taking wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg qd & Adderall 20mg bid? Decreased libido? Ed?

What sexual side effects might arise from taking wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg qd & Adderall 20mg bid? Decreased libido? Ed?

Yes with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Yes Adderall can affect sex drive in a negative way, but wellbutrin (bupropion) can cause increase in sex drive that is why usually we can give it with antidepressant that can decrease sex drive, may be that is why u r taking both. ...Read more

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Can hormone replacement therapy for women cause loss of libido and difficulty achieving orgasm?

Can hormone replacement therapy for women cause loss of libido and difficulty achieving orgasm?

Possible: There are several side effects to hrt, and libido issues are one. Menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms in and of themselves, can wreak havoc on a woman's sex drive/libido and orgasms in general. Discuss with your rx'ing dr. And hopefully adjusting and or changing meds may help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do snri antidepressants affect hormone levels in women?

Do snri antidepressants affect hormone levels in women?

Good question: This is an interesting question, given the effects of these medications on sexual function in both genders. Also some evidence shows that they can help with vasomotor flushing in menopausal women. I don't know of studies specifically looking at sex hormone levels and snri's. Their effects on sexual function and hot flashes seem based more other mechanisms than direct hormone levels. ...Read more

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Can amenorrhea decrease libido?

Can amenorrhea decrease libido?

Correlated, yes: There are various causes of amenorrhea. Many are associated with decreased libido. Mechanisms vary but dysfunction of progesterone, progestin and estrogen are typically involved. If the condition persists month after month, consult your ObGyn. ...Read more

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Can 25 mg Zoloft (sertraline) cause sexual side effects? - male

Can 25 mg Zoloft (sertraline) cause sexual side effects? - male

Zoloft (sertraline): Certainly Zoloft (sertraline) can cause sexual side effects at any dose. You need to return to you doctor and discuss this with him/her. Please do not stop taking it before going back and please go back as obviously there was a reason to take it in the first place. ...Read more

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The stress & effects seem inevitable. What are some physical/mental effects of stress?

The stress & effects seem inevitable. What are some physical/mental effects of stress?

There are quite a fe: Chronic stress is bad for human body. It is implicated in many diseases like heart disease and mental ailments like depression. Find ways to diminish or avoid it if you can, remove the precipitating cause, often at job or in relatiionships.Suggestions to minimize its bad effects are: exercise(walking) regualrly even if you do for 10 minute periods x2-3/day. Yoga, meditation, deep breathing can help. ...Read more

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Side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) - are erection problems frequent?

Side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) - are erection problems frequent?

Yes: Sexual side effects are relatively common. If this is a problem for you talk to your doctor about switching antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is irritability, depression, and frustration side effects of dieting?

Is irritability, depression, and frustration side effects of dieting?

Quite possible: Diets, especially extreme ones, produce lots of changes, physically and psychologically. Your body and mind well may react by being "out of sorts, " especially early on. If such feels continue past a few weeks, this may not be the diet for you. Talk to an expert (nutritionist) to help find one that works better. ...Read more

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Does sexting have long-term emotional or psychological effects?

Does sexting have long-term emotional or psychological effects?

Not known: Sex communication via text is relatively new-initial epidemiological studies of sexting only recently were published- so nobody knows for sure. The degree to which sexting forms an addiction, interferes with real relationships & daily functioning, time dedicated to and the obsessive & compulsive need to sext, & potential legal consequences are likely predictive long term - not sexting in isolation. ...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