My girlfriend suffers from depression, does this cause her low libido?

Libido and Depresson. There is a strong association between low or lack of libido and depression, both with untreated depression and then as a function of some of the medications. Use of specific techniques between couples can usually overcome this obstacle.
Absolutely. It can be the depression itself or the treatment she might be receiving especially if she is on antidepressants....

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I'm 22 and started Zoloft (sertraline) but im also on lorepam I suffer greatly from anxiety but have no depression problems and now I have a low libido will it stay with me for long?

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