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My husband has a problem getting aroused to have sexual intercourse. He has gained about 50 pounds. But he says he just don't care about sex. ?

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In brief: Low libido

See doc, get hormones profile checked.
..Weight gain...Hypogonadism, thyroid issue, etc...

In brief: Low libido

See doc, get hormones profile checked.
..Weight gain...Hypogonadism, thyroid issue, etc...
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. Christian Mayaud
It is normal for there to be some reduction in libido with age. However, given the weight gain you might consider a dysthymic disorder such as mild depression which could account for both the weight gain and the reduced libido. Need to discuss this further with your physician. Simple weight reduction and increased physical activity maybe all that needed.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Needs a check up

It's good that you care enough about his health & well being to ask.
How's your marriage outside of the bedroom? Growing apart? Arguing? Fighting? Money? Depression & hypothyroidism could lead to weight gain. Both depression & hypogonadism (low testosterone) could also account for loss of sex drive (libido). Low t can lead to depression. So get him in to see his family physician for an evaluation.

In brief: Needs a check up

It's good that you care enough about his health & well being to ask.
How's your marriage outside of the bedroom? Growing apart? Arguing? Fighting? Money? Depression & hypothyroidism could lead to weight gain. Both depression & hypogonadism (low testosterone) could also account for loss of sex drive (libido). Low t can lead to depression. So get him in to see his family physician for an evaluation.
Dr. Alvin Lin
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