Sexual Dysfunction & Disorders: Medicine That Affect Your Sex Drive

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 18th March 2018
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Some medications and over-the-counter drugs can affect your libido (desire). Here are medicines that can kill your libido.

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Lost interest in sex

If you have lost interest in sex the reason might be your medicine that can affect the ability to become aroused or achieve orgasm. NYC reproductive endocrinologist Jaime Knopman, MD, co-founder of Truly, MD says: " If you're losing your libido in your 40s, 50s, or even 60s, your medicine cabinet—not age—may be to blame."

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Symptoms of low sex drive in women include:

No interest in sexual activity including masturbation

No sexual thoughts or fantasies

difficulty getting pleasure from sex

lack of pleasurable sensations

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Symptoms of low sex drive in men include:

Erectile dysfunction)

Inability to control the timing of ejaculation (early or premature ejaculation)

A drastic drop in their desire to have sex

Difficulty in achieving and maintaining an erection

Decrease in the semen volume

Loss of body and facial hair

Extreme fatigue

Decrease in energy levels

Decrease in muscle mass

Mood changes

According to the American Urological Association, about 2 out of 10 men older than 60 years have low testosterone. That increases slightly to 3 out of 10 men in their 70s and 80s.

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