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I've lost my sex drive and now only have sex with my bf 2-3 times a month. Am stressed + hav a brother in afghanistan but how can I increase my libido?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stress

90% of doctor visits are related to stress so i'm right with that answer most of the time.
There are some medical conditions & hormone abnormalities that affect libido however.

In brief: Stress

90% of doctor visits are related to stress so i'm right with that answer most of the time.
There are some medical conditions & hormone abnormalities that affect libido however.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Deal with stress

Most women struggle with libido when fatigue or stress are high.
Unlike guys who can "turn off" stress and actually find sex to relieve it, most ladies have a tough time and are distracted when more important matters occupy the mind. Perhaps a counselor to help deal with bro's situation will help lessen the stress from your worry and allow libido to return to normal.

In brief: Deal with stress

Most women struggle with libido when fatigue or stress are high.
Unlike guys who can "turn off" stress and actually find sex to relieve it, most ladies have a tough time and are distracted when more important matters occupy the mind. Perhaps a counselor to help deal with bro's situation will help lessen the stress from your worry and allow libido to return to normal.
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Dr. Thomas Rohde
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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry
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In brief: Stress management

Stress can have large negative impact on your sex drive.
It helps then to find ways to manage your stress and stressors through activities such as exercise, social supports, meditation, mindfulness techniques. Certain therapies can also assist, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

In brief: Stress management

Stress can have large negative impact on your sex drive.
It helps then to find ways to manage your stress and stressors through activities such as exercise, social supports, meditation, mindfulness techniques. Certain therapies can also assist, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Dr. Chris Esguerra
Dr. Chris Esguerra
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