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Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Quite high %: Not uncommon for women to experience fall off in sex drive associated with hormonal changes approaching or going through menopause. A number of women just "don't feel like it any more". Others begin to find sex "dirty and unpleasant". Causes can be hormonal, medical, from medication or psychological. Discuss with your gynecologist. Simple hormonal replacement therapy may take care of problem. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way for a middle-aged man to fix the problem of low sex drive?

Is there an easy way for a middle-aged man to fix the problem of low sex drive?

?Low testosterone: Have your testosterone checked. Low sex drive may be related, testosterone gel rubbed on skin, or by injection might take of this. See you dr. And get your t. Checked. ...Read more

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Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems ?

Normal testosterone, high estrogen but low sex drive and having erection problems 

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Erections: At your age this is an issue that needs very good care. Your best option would be to get an appointment to see an Endocrinologist. Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more

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I am 20, i feel like I have low sex drive and erection problems.I never had any before an year.My facial hair grow at a slow rate.Can it be infertility?

I am 20, i feel like I have low sex drive and erection problems.I never had any before an year.My facial hair grow at a slow rate.Can it be infertility?

Possibly hormonal: Unusual at age 20. Could be a hormonal issue (e.g., low testosterone) or many other things. See your doctor, have an open and honest discussion, and get a good medical workup. You may need to follow up with an endocrinologist, but a discussion with your primary care doctor would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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25 year old male. Low sex drive and ability to maintain erection. Frequent urination but bladder ultrasound came back good. Possible problems?

25 year old male. Low sex drive and ability to maintain erection. Frequent urination but bladder ultrasound came back good. Possible problems?

Probably ok, but...: It's definitely unusual to see a young man like you experiencing so much mental and physical lowness in daily living. To reverse that, practicing healthy low-risk lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession is the surest way to go. Detailing it? To http://formefirst.Com/emagicpoweruhl.Html. If failed to improve, go to seek extensive counseling and evaluation so potentially correctable can be. ...Read more

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My testosterone level was 325. Could i benefit from taking DHEA supplement? I have ED problems and low sex drive. I also have charcot marie tooth

My testosterone level was 325. Could i benefit from taking DHEA supplement? I have ED problems and low sex drive. I also have charcot marie tooth

Complicated: There are many sub types of CMT (HSMN) The relationship to ED depends on the type and the degree of involvement of afferent and efferent nerves. The use of male hormones depends on many factors and should be done under strict medical supervision. I'd start with a urologist and have them consult with your neurologist after doing a good exam. Lets get these problems taken care of. ...Read more

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Balance issues,dizziness,fatigue,numbness toes & fingers, weakness,diarrhea,low sex drive,depression, mood swings,muscle spasms, speech problem ideas?

Balance issues,dizziness,fatigue,numbness toes & fingers, weakness,diarrhea,low sex drive,depression, mood swings,muscle spasms, speech problem ideas?

Sx are too broad: Your sx could be either medical, psychological, or both. You have to rule out medical causes first:i would recommend contacting your physician asking for complete work up. If results are normal, then you might want to speak to a psychologist to figure out what causing your Sx. If there's abnormality, you still might want to enlist help of a psychologist to improve coping. ...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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What can cause low sex drive in women?

What can cause low sex drive in women?

Sex drive in F: It can be decreased by organic or psychogenic, organic could be from hypothyroidism, or adrenal gland or pituitary galnd insuffeciency, or estrogen hormone defeciency, psychological from depression or secondary to medication like antidepressive meds as ssri and other medications are culprits too. ...Read more

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How do you treat low sex drive at age 39?

How do you treat low sex drive at age 39?

Health, Meds, Psych: Low sexual desire is one of the more difficult disorders to treat.First, you should have your hormone levels checked. Also, have a doc take a look at your general health, medical conditions & medications you may be taking as they can have effect, also.If all that checks out, you might consider seeing a certified sex therapist who can help you look at your history and relationship factors for clues ...Read more

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What can I do for low sex drive at age 19?

What can I do for low sex drive at age 19?

Care for yourself: It is unusual to have a low sex drive at age 19, but not unheard of. Take good physical care of yourself. Eat well, cut alcohol and drugs. Sometimes when people don't feel good about the way their bodies look they won't have much of a sex drive. Medication can play a role. Talk to your doctor about it. Care for yourself emotionally. Age 19 is a great time to establish good habits. Best wishes. ...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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Is there a good way for women who have no or low sex drive to boost it naturally?

Is there a good way for women who have no or low sex drive to boost it naturally?

Decreased libido: Women's sex drive is more linked to the emotional state than man's ..... If you feel like you are not loved, respected, like you are not able to communicate with your partner... Libido is the first to go... Stress and exhaustion also play a big role for women... Take the time to get away with your partner... Stop and truly communicate with one another... Check out marraigetoday.Com .. ...Read more

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Female. Had high libido between 16-18 y/o. I'm 19 now & I loss my libido. What happened to me? Is it abnormal to have low sex drive as a teen?

Female. Had high libido between 16-18 y/o. I'm 19 now & I loss my libido. What happened to me? Is it abnormal to have low sex drive as a teen?

Could be due to: age, your partner or just normal aging process. Getting older and maturing might be calming you down. Its very hard to say. People's idea of low and high vary too. What is high for you sex every night? and low is now sex once a week, which might be perfectly normal. Try not to panic and accept yourself for who you are and find a partner who does too. Good luck. See a counselor for information ide ...Read more

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I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

Yes, lots!: Evaluation for women w/low libido or sex drive is similar to men. Look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), health (diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, heart disease, menopause (well, that's different)), medications, substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), and finally low testosterone. Assuming everything else checks out, consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read more

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What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

Sex drive varies: Menopause is end of menses sex drive relates to many factors including a willing and able partner, adequate vaginal lubricatiion and postmenopausal hormone supply. ...Read more

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37 yr.Old female having low sex drive and loosing clitorial sensitivity what's wrong?

37 yr.Old female having low sex drive and loosing  clitorial sensitivity  what's wrong?

Possibilities: Include psychological factors, anxiety, hormonal- low estrogen, pituitary problems(uncommon). Discuss your symptoms with your gyn. Take care! ...Read more

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If a female is having low sex drive and oligomenorrhea, what will be the possible treatment.Plz help?

If a female is having low sex drive and oligomenorrhea, what will be the possible treatment.Plz help?

Hormonal imbalance: You hormones are getting out of balance. Some herbs may have phytoestrogens and other compounds that may affect hormones. Check your hormones. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I would like to know for low sex drive in women if the best doctor is endocrinology or gynecologist?

Hello Dr. I would like to know for low sex drive in women if the best doctor is endocrinology or gynecologist?

Low sex drive: Causes of low sex drive in people are so varied I would start with the Family physician who knows the couple. it can be relative to a high sex drive in the male or unhappiness, fatigue, disease or, G-d forbid, a poor lover. The verdict is still out on the female Viagra (sildenafil). A sex therapist is a fair alternative. Check the Yellow Pages. ...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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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

This is the patient who has a decrease interest in having sexual intercourse; reasons for this can be either ...Read more