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Decreased Libido: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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Having a decreased libido or low sex drive can really put a damper on your intimate relationships and overall wellbeing. But hey, it's actually way more common than you might think! Let's take a look at what decreased libido is, what causes it, and how it can be treated.

What is Decreased Libido?

Decreased libido, also known as low sex drive or low libido, refers to a lack of sexual desire or interest in sexual activity. It can manifest as:

While libido levels can naturally fluctuate, a persistently low sex drive may indicate an underlying issue that needs to be addressed.

"A strong libido is a hallmark of good sexual health. When your sex drive takes a nosedive, it's worth exploring the reasons why." - Dr. Sarah Hill, Sexual Health Expert

What Causes Decreased Libido?

There are many potential causes of decreased libido, including:

Physical Factors - Hormone imbalances (low testosterone, etc.) - Medications (antidepressants, blood pressure meds) - Chronic illnesses (diabetes, cancer, etc.) - Fatigue/sleep deprivation

Psychological Factors - Stress - Anxiety/depression - Relationship issues - Past trauma/abuse - Body image concerns

Lifestyle Factors - Excessive alcohol/drug use - Poor diet and lack of exercise

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How is Decreased Libido Treated?

The treatment approach depends on the underlying cause(s). Some options may include:

  1. Counseling/Therapy: To address psychological factors
  2. Hormone Therapy: Testosterone replacement or other hormone treatments
  3. Medication Changes: Switching meds that don't impact libido
  4. Lifestyle Changes: More exercise, better sleep, less alcohol, etc.

Don't just accept a low sex drive as "normal"! With the right diagnosis and treatment plan, you can reignite your passion and revive your intimate connections.

Question: Has decreased libido impacted your life? What steps have you taken to address it?

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