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What Is Libido
I was on Zoloft 50mg and Buspar (buspirone) 10 twice my libido was fine doc agmunt Zoloft to 100mg mg and ad risperidone 0.05mg i lost libido what make libido low?
What illness increases libido? Recently for no reason my libido has become extremely high all the time. What could cause this?
Most likely your age: While there are some rare physical causes which can intensify sex drive, most likely it is within normal range for your age or may be related to psychological factors . If your physical health is ok you should have a mental health evaluation if this has become a problem for you. ...Read more
More than hormones: Libido is the desire for intimate activity. It is in part controlled by various hormones but also other external factors such as stress, your attitude towards your partner and vice versa, personal beliefs about sex and intimacy, etc. A healthy sex life is more than just hormones. Open honest communication with your partner plays a big role. Additionally, some medications can affect your libido ...Read more
None are common: The major issue is on of birth defects. That is a medicine long known to induce some significant birth defects so it is not recommended to use while trying to conceive. However there should be no effect on fertility. There should also be no effect on libido. However the reasons which might cause severe acne might lead to infertility or changes in libido. ...Read more
Low libido: SyedM760 ~ low libido is caused by many things. Idiopathic~ just the way you are.depression, anxiety, stress, early adolescent imprinting, mis-directed or understood sexuality, religion and so on. NOT excessive masturbation! This just gives you friction burns/rash on your penis. LOW Testosterone can cause low libido, but in investigating low libido this is probably least often the cause. cont. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The mind. The: biggest aphrodisiac is mental. Lots of stimulants, to specific genital areas enjoy popularity, but I'm not sure that science backs the claims. ...Read more
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
Lots of issues: Low libido/sex drive plus lack of pleasure from sex is a complicated issue. Take a look at your life. Any stress re work, money, family, friends, etc. Take a look at your health. Good or bad? Any chronic conditions? Medications? Depression? Do you smoke? Any other (illicit) substances? Or alcohol to excess? Consider addressing all this w/your family doc who can order a set of labs to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vulvar varicosities: Vulvar or labial veins are quite common. They often present during pregnancy but can present without pregnancies & can also often persist after pregnancy but to a lesser degree. They may cause pain including pain with intercourse. You may have pelvic venous congestion causing these veins. If you have significant pain then get evaluated for ovarian vein reflux. Libido is likely unrelated to veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MANY POSSIBILITIES: Libido, as defined in the american heritage dictionary: the psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives. So as you can imagine many things can lead to loss of libido. Mental, physical, psychological reasons. Medications, stress, anger, fear, illness. Really need to speak to a physician or therapist and start exploring so it can be narrowed down. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get MD txmt: In general, people have a reasonable level of awareness about iron deficiency, which can lead to anaemia (a low number of red blood cells). However, iron overload (haemochromatosis) is a hereditary, or genetic, condition that affects one in 200 new zealanders see md because low iron/ anemia may not be the problem high iron also may be present. Symptoms include decreae libido medical txmt. Nee. ...Read more
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