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My libido is lower than normal…what gives?

I'm concerned that I have a lower sex drive than normal. After 10 minutes of sexual activity, I start to lose interest...and my erection. It’s embarrassing. I reach a point where I feel I've "had enough" even though I've not reached orgasm yet. This can occur before or even during intercourse. I'm recently divorced and concerned about my sexual future. What can I do?

What can I take for a low libido?

I fear that I have a low sex drive. My girlfriend tells me that it’s not normal for a man to want sex only once a week or once every two weeks. Is there a medication or natural supplement that will make me want sex more often?

Why isn’t my husband ever interested in sex?

My husband and I have been together for seven years, and he isn't interested in sex at all. He likes it about six times per year, but that’s all. He was tested and everything’s physically fine. It’s very hard on our marriage...I’m a sexual person and I would really like to be intimate with my husband. Please help, I don’t know what to do.

I have bipolar disorder and the medication erases my sexual desire. How can I get it back?

I am a 35-year-old woman in a very fulfilling and loving relationship. I have bipolar disorder and take several medications daily. But these drugs have erased any sexual desire, decreased the feeling of sexual stimulation and made achieving an orgasm a task rather than a pleasure. I don’t think decreasing my dosage is a good idea, but how do I get around this lousy side effect? I don’t want a sexless life!

I have an enlarged thyroid and I can’t maintain an erection. What can I do?

I have an enlarged thyroid, and I’m being treated for hypertension and high cholesterol. To top it off, I have trouble maintaining an erection. I seem to have severe numbness or loss of penile sensation. What’s the problem? What can I do?

I’m a woman and I want to decrease my high libido for the sake of my low libido husband. Any suggestions?

My spouse works a lot and is usually too tired for sex. I, on the other hand, could go for it anywhere, anytime, all the time. So what can I do to decrease my sex drive so he doesn't have to feel like I always want to jump his bones? I want him to be happy and I am tired of being frustrated. Your help and advice are appreciated, thanks for your time.

Can depression medications cause low libido in men?

My boyfriend has been treated for depression for several years. Recently, he quit taking his medication to increase his sex drive, but that hasn’t worked. He hasn’t had sex in eight years. Is this something that will improve with time? What would you suggest?

I'm overweight...could it cause erectile dysfunction?

I’m overweight by about 30 lbs. but my recent medical tests for blood pressure were okay. I am very sexually attracted to my partner, but I have a low libido and can’t seem to ejaculate. She’s frustrated and I don’t know what to do. What’s your advice?