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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Increased Sexual Drive (Definition)

Increased sexual drive is a clinical finding in which a person, relative to their baseline or what is typical for others, is interested in having or is focused ...Read more


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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Not child: When a child exhibits age-inappropriate sexual behavior, it is often due to either adult misinterpretation or sexual abuse. Professional consultation is recommended to clarify the situation and ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more

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Am I hypersexual if I like it daily?

Am I hypersexual if I like it daily?

No: Is an increase in desire/drive or a preoccupation with sex. May exhibit as thoughts, sexual comments or sexual behavior. It is an increase from that person's norm. Thus, it is idiosyncratic. Can include someone engaging in sex with multiple people when they typically don't or it can be a heightened need for sex with the same person. ...Read more

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Can you have both hyper and hypo thyroidism?

Can you have both hyper and hypo thyroidism?

Not simultaneously: Hi. Yes, you can, but not simultaneously. For example, treatment of Graves' disease often renders the patients hypothyroid. Hypothyroidism can sequentially follow hyperthyroidism. Same for a self limited process called a subacute thyroiditis - hyperthyroidism followed by hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism can be over treated causing hyperthyroidism. Hyper and hypo cannot be present at the same time. ...Read more

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Hypersexuality in a young woman is nymphomania?

Hypersexuality in a young woman is nymphomania?

Not just that: Nymphomania is a mental disorder marked by compulsive sexual behavior. Compulsions are unwanted actions or rituals that a person does repeatedly without getting pleasure from them, or being able to control them. In nymphomania (sometimes also known as don juanism in men), these compulsions are risky & promiscuous sexual behavior. There may be feelings of guilt and shame also. ...Read more

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Which is easier to correct- hyper or hypo thyroidism?

Which is easier to correct- hyper or hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism...: Hypothyroidism is easier to correct. In hypothyroidism, supplemental thyroid hormone can be taken to reach an adequate normal level. Hyperthyroid states are usually more difficult to control. Depending on the hyperthyroid illness, radioactive iodine, surgery, or anti-thyroid medications may be used. Often hypothyroidism results after treating hyperthyroid patients, but is easy to deal with. ...Read more

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Is it common to experience hypersexuality in mood disorders?

Is it common to experience hypersexuality in mood disorders?

Mood do: Bipolar disorders in manic or hypomanic phases can present with hypersexuality. ...Read more

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Help please! is asperger's syndrome and hypersexuality often comorbid?

Help please! is asperger's syndrome and hypersexuality often comorbid?

More awkward: A teenaged male aspie has little in the way of social skills, and is likely to approach somebody he find attractive in an awkward way -- even more so than the next male teen. If there's inappropriate acting-out, junior may be grateful to have someone help him understand what he should do instead before there's serious trouble. Drive's probably the same, but special management problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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Considering i never experienced mania/hypom. And that my hypersexual waves come independently of my mood (and are very frequent) can I still have bd?

Considering i never experienced mania/hypom. And that my hypersexual waves come independently of my mood (and are very frequent) can I still have bd?

Yes, you could: Bipolar disorder can appear in many forms, including one that has more "mixed" episodes -- rather than the euphoric, expansive mood most people think of when hearing the word "manic." you could have a form of compulsive sexual behavior that needs treatment also: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/compulsive-sexual-behavior/ds00144 bottom line is that you need medical evaluation, to know. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more