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Why Does Cerazette Reduce Sex Drive
Serotonin receptors: Several proposed mechanisms exist for decreased libido due to ssri use including celexa (citalopram). They mainly deal with alterations in neurotransmitter and hormone levels. The main one involves stimulation of 5ht2 and 5ht3 serotonin receptors in the brain. High prolactin levels could also be involved. Inhibition of the enzyme which makes nitric oxide, a vasodilator has also been proposed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I do anything to increase my sex drive? 20 y/o female, used to use birth control, used to have higher sex drive
Female with low sexual desire. What causes it? Treatment? I take birth control pill but had low desire b4. Love my boyfriend but i need advice to help
Enter study: This is a common problem. There is no FDA approved treatment, but one medication is undergoing the final trials for approval and has shown some beneficial effects in earlier trials (Bremelanotide). Consider participating in this trial: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02333071?term=Bremelanotide&rank=2 For other suggestions see my checklist "Improving sexual desire". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) is used as a libido suppressant for men how come it increased my sex drive ?
Depa Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Though this is not a specific answer, remember that all chemicals have "average" effects and "exceptional" effects. If you are one of the exceptional individuals, you could have the opposite result that is typically seen. ...Read more
Is it safe to take estrogen pills while on Depo-Provera to increase sex drive? I can't "get wet" with my partner anymore, this is only my first shot.
Can cyproterone acetate not only reduce but eliminate my sex drive? If not, what can? (drugs, surgeries, ect.)
Sex drive, i want to have sex but, the drive isn't hardly there any more, & i'm 9/10 chances vaginaly dry. Can you help me?
Get tested for meno: You are in age range for menopause which is a possible cause of dry vagina. Get evaluated by your obgyn for other causes of vaginal dryness. Remember sex is as much to do with psychology than physiology. A likable and willing partner goes a long way. Add some passion in relationship to keep flame burning. ...Read more
Searching in vain: There is no magic pill to do that - sorry - if there were - the folk who sold it would be very rich. The possible causes of her low libido are too wide ranging to guess. She might benefit from a physical exam if she doesn't feel well. Or therapy - individual and/or couples sessions might help pinpoint a problem. Be patient and brave. It may not be a quickie but if you love each other, worth it! ...Read more
Which component of birth control pills can cause decreased sexual desire less? I don't know if i choose between norethindrone 1mg or 2.5 nomegestrol.
Yes: Breast feeding is a rewarding and bonding experience but also time and energy consuming. This may then leave you with a reduced sex drive due to physical fatigue, you may also be overwhelmed with other chores. Due to hormonal changes associated with nursing, one may encounter vaginal sensitivity/dryness-remediable. Emotional/intellectual spousal intimacy will allow sex drive to return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexy Thoughts: Antidepressants may interfere with your sex drive, but sex really starts between the ears - with your brain! So you may have to think sexy thoughts! You can get creative; read sexy literature with your partner, engage in some tantalizing texts during to day of what's to come later on...You may have to up the ante a little to get stimulated-just keep talking with your partner, say what turns you on ...Read more
Physical and mental: Everyone is different, but generally the first thing to consider is your physical health and medications that might be affecting your libido. Then you need to look at your mental and emotional state as well as the mental and emotional state of your partner. This can be very complicated, but it can also be amazingly simple. Sometimes basic communication is all it takes. Therapy helps. Good luck! ...Read more
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