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Doctor insights on: Vitamins Improve Womens Sex Drive

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I am a 25yo female. How can I increase my sex drive naturally? Are there any OTC cures I can try? Maybe vitamins?

I am a 25yo female. How can I increase my sex drive naturally? Are there any OTC cures I can try? Maybe vitamins?

Not a pill: I certainly suggest a GYN exam and a check of your female and thyroid hormone levels. Self esteem, stress, tension, anxiety and depression can be causes. Your sexual state of mind is important: meditation, prolonged foreplay, massage therapy, aromatherapy and communication can be quite sexually stimulating. Also watching adult videos can be stimulating. The mind is a powerful tool. ...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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What can I do to increase my sex drive? Vitamins? Mantras? Anything?! I RARELY feel "in the mood", but I want to be! I'm 23, female. PLEASE HELP!

What can I do to increase my sex drive? Vitamins? Mantras? Anything?! I RARELY feel "in the mood", but I want to be! I'm 23, female. PLEASE HELP!

Check your hormones: Decreased sex drive in a young lady could be from low hormone levels, Testosterone & Estradiol. Need to check your blood for the following tests. CBC, BMP, Testosterone, Estradiol, FSH, Thyroid function tests and Vitamin D3. BioTE Medical certified physicians can make a diagnosis after seeing these results and doing a consultation. We have excellent treatments available through BioTEMedical. Com ...Read more

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Can vitamin E improve sex drive?

Can vitamin E improve sex drive?

No, . ..: Vitamin E has not shown to improve sex drive. However, your drug profile suggests a significant negative impact on your sex drive from the drugs you have consumed. To hopefully improve sex desire and performance for a 33-yr man, low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession will surely and timely improve your sexual ability. There has been no magic pill for such. More? Ask Doc. .. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the dhea vitamin help women who have a very low sex drive?

I was wondering does the dhea vitamin help women who have a very low sex drive?

DHEA is actually: A hormone, not a vitamin. While it is legal over the counter in the US, it is not in some other countries and I don't believe it ought to be OTC here. You need to have ALL your hormone levels, including DHEA, tested. The doc can tell you if you need it and prescribe the proper dose. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will maca 525mg help improve my mode/sex drive? Or is it all hype? What vitamins would be good for energy?

Will maca 525mg help improve my mode/sex drive? Or is it all hype? What vitamins would be good for energy?

Need a closer look: You list prime symptoms of depression -- low sex drive and low energy (since you're asking about vitamins for energy). Trying to cover these with herbs and vitamins may not help if you're actually depressed ; need treatment for this. Please see your doctor to check on your general health, and if all is well there see a psychiatrist about depression. All of us need at least a basic multivitamin. ...Read more

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Can vitamins increase my sex drive?

Can vitamins increase my sex drive?

Indirectly, yes: Good nutrition and balanced vitamin intake all lead to better health in general, which includes libido. ...Read more

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

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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Hello. Is there medication or some type of vitamin I can take to increase how many times you cum? My sex drive is huge but takes me forever to climax

Hello. Is there medication or some type of vitamin I can take to increase how many times you cum? My sex drive is huge but takes me forever to climax

No: In this society where everyone expects a pill for every ailment, there is no FDA approved medication for anejaculation. Some have empirically tried Viagr/Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil) with mixed results.
Healthy sexual life style, proper management of diabetes mellitus which is the leading cause of male impotency, and possible sex therapy may improve the problem. ...Read more

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I am taking prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg and I hardly have any libido. I am 21 years old, female. Are there any vitamins or anything I could do to get it back?

I am taking prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg and I hardly have any libido. I am 21 years old, female. Are there any vitamins or anything I could do to get it back?

Discuss with your Dr: I have found that this is a rather common side effect of my patients on various SSRI medications.

I think there are some ways to help, but I would start with discussing the problem with your prescribing Dr. Some patients find this a temporary side effect, while others need to add another medication or change their medication. ...Read more

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I'm a 39 yr old female what vitimin can I take to increase sex drive?

Depends: You should see your physician to see what may be causing decreased sex drive. Some birth control can do it, thyroid problems, depression, stress, anxiety, etc. There are things that decrease libido. Take a multivitamin every morning however. ...Read more

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I take 20mg citalopram and looking for what vitamins are safe to take with for anxie and loss of libido?

I take 20mg citalopram and looking for what vitamins are safe to take with for anxie and loss of libido?

Celexa (citalopram) & vitamins?: Citalopram (or celexa) is an SSRI that is commonly prescribed to treat mood and anxiety disorders. While you should always review any med changed with your prescribing doc (even OTCs) it is generally perfectly safe to take a standard multi vitamin with SSRIs. B vitamins are implicated in mental health. While severe B12 deficiency must be treated with B12 by injection, oral is good 4 prevention. ...Read more

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I'm having a low libido since I had a c-section 2years ago. Is it normal or can it be due to vitamin defficiency or som other internal problem? Thanks

See below: Address this issue with your primary care doctor to figure out the causes/ reasons. Once you've done that, you can discuss with your physician the steps to be taken. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any vitamin I can take along side Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) that will help with my moodiness and libido?

Is there any vitamin I can take along side Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) that will help with my moodiness and libido?

Possible: I'd talk to your doctor before trying anything - as there might be an adjunctive treatment they can provide to help. Or, perhaps evaluate if Depo injections are the best option for you. The only supplement that I've seen that has any actual data supporting it (for mood) is called SAMe (it's a very weak serotonin reuptake inhibitor). But def check with your doctor first. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi, very low on magnesium, iron kidney transplant 12 years ago prostatate turped 1 year ago low libido, 47 year male. Tried vitamins no change ta.?

Hi, very low on magnesium, iron kidney transplant 12 years ago prostatate turped 1 year ago low libido, 47 year male. Tried vitamins no change ta.?

Need evaluation: Many factors involved if your question is why do I have low libido? You should consult a local urologist to get evaluated for this. Your transplant team or nephrologist should be able to manage your magnesium and iron. ...Read more

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Is a deficiency in vitamin d, hight cortisol and prolactin, too much LDL cholesterol a sign of hypothyroid? Symptoms dry skin, astheny and low libido

Is a deficiency in vitamin d, hight cortisol and prolactin, too much LDL cholesterol a sign of hypothyroid? Symptoms dry skin, astheny and low libido

Forgive my frankness: Your lack of vitamin d is probably the result of your getting too little in your diet and not getting enough sunlight. A spot cortisol is of little value except as a screen for addison's which I will assume is ruled out. Your high prolactin and low libido in a man with some serious acne like you're being treated for makes me suspect strongly that you have a prolactinoma. ...Read more

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I am 40 years old female and have a low sex drive. What causes this and what can I do to improve my sex drive?

I am 40 years old female and have a low sex drive. What causes this and what can I do to improve my sex drive?

Many causes - see dr: There are many causes to low sex drive. It is important to consult with a physician to determine if hormone levels or other factors may be contributing to decreased libido. Certain medications and medical conditions can decrease libido as well as emotional and relational problems. Consider whether low libido has been long term or is relatively recent when relaying information to your doctor. ...Read more

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Will testosterone supplementation help improve female sex drive?

Will testosterone supplementation help improve female sex drive?

Maybe but it depends: Female sex drive (libido) is even more complicated than in men. Stress, in various forms, can decrease libido. Worry about money, job, family, etc, can cause stress & distraction. Must be in good relationship w/partner. Bad lifestyle choices, poor health, medications, menopause, etc can decrease sex drive. If testosterone is very low, then replacement might help (after first addressing above). ...Read more

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Sex drive is low I just made 40 female?

Sex drive is low I just made 40 female?

Must be a reason: Making 40 for a women generally isn't a reason for loss of sex drive. Just having children, economical or emotional stress, conflict in personal or family relationships, active or chronic medical problems, recent or past trauma or loss, being without a regular partner, undiagnosed mental health problems all can affect libido. Has some past sexual trauma come to light? Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can women have a high sex drive? What causes a high sex drive?

Can women have a high sex drive? What causes a high sex drive?

Yes: Sex drive is a combination of physical factors, emotional situation, and the environment at any given time. ...Read more

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What are teatments for low sex drive in women?

Libido: Womens sex is mental and physical. Libido is affected by testosterone- yes women produce it. If shaving your legs less probably low testosterone. But your age at 32 shouldn't be this reason. Consider psychological and/or physical. Consult physician or sex therapist. ...Read more

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I am a female what is the reason for having a hightened sex drive?

I am a female what is the reason for having a hightened sex drive?

Many reasons.: A healthy libidio is normal for both men and women, and is influenced by many factors. The primary influence is neurohormonal, especially levels of androgenic hormones like testosterone. There is evidence that sexual desire is increased around age 30 for women, and can be correlated with the menstrual cycle. Many psychological & physical factors have influence as well. ...Read more

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Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?

Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?

Nursing and sex: Of course, every woman is different, and many nursing mothers report that breastfeeding doesn't affect their libido one way or another. Some even feel more sexual than their bottle-feeding peers, finding breastfeeding an extremely pleasant, and even sensual, experience that can translate into amorous feelings for their partner. ...Read more

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Is there a holistic treatment to decrease sex drive for women?

Holistic approach: There may be many causes so I would recommend finding someone who can give a full evaluation including hormones, your level of stress, relationship happiness, sleep quality. One should determine if the problem is physical, mental, emotional or any combination and address appropriately. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) cause a decrease in a woman's sex drive?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) cause a decrease in a woman's sex drive?

Yes: The ssri antidepressants can cause loss of interest in sex (libido), but often, people who are depressed feel that way even without medication. If it is caused by zoloft, (sertraline) sometimes a different med may be better. ...Read more

Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more