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Decreased Libido


Presentation

  • We studied 105 women who presented during a 6-month period of time with the chief complaint of decreased sexual desire.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • OBJECTIVES: To elucidate if percutanous treatment with 10mg testosterone per day could enhance sexuality and psychological well-being in postmenopausal women presenting problems with low libido.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • This paper presents findings from a pilot quality initiative conducted in the ambulatory care epilepsy, pain management, and psychiatric services (N 15 clinicians) which addressed two themes: 1) whether libido is routinely questioned with/without the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The cases presented above are spontaneous reports from practitioners, which often implies that clinical information is incomplete. In our cases testosterone values were measured only once or were not determined at all.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • A 27-year-old Orthodox Jewish man presented for evaluation of hypogonadism. He is married with three children, but he was accompanied to the office visit by his mother.[healio.com]
Chills
  • […] infant (baby) R68.13 Apparent life threatening event in infant (ALTE) R68.19 Other nonspecific symptoms peculiar to infancy R68.2 Dry mouth, unspecified R68.3 Clubbing of fingers R68.8 Other general symptoms and signs R68.82 Decreased libido R68.83 Chills[icd10data.com]
Hypothermia
  • […] desire disorder Sexual anhedonia Type 1 Excludes decreased libido ( R68.82 ) Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to R68.82 : Decrease (d) libido R68.82 sexual desire R68.82 Libido decreased R68.82 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To R68.82 R68.0 Hypothermia[icd10data.com]
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Its most common manifestation is loud snoring and it may occur several hundred times throughout the night, resulting in sleep fragmentation and excessive daytime sleepiness.[sciencedaily.com]
Loud Snoring
  • Its most common manifestation is loud snoring and it may occur several hundred times throughout the night, resulting in sleep fragmentation and excessive daytime sleepiness.[sciencedaily.com]
Respiratory Disorders
  • Sleep apnea is a respiratory disorder that affects 4%-9% of adult males. Its most common manifestation is loud snoring and it may occur several hundred times throughout the night, resulting in sleep fragmentation and excessive daytime sleepiness.[sciencedaily.com]
Dry Eyes
  • eyes Fat gain, especially around the abdomen, hips and thighs Inability to build/retain muscle Fatigue Foggy thinking and memory loss Gallbladder disease Hair Loss Headaches Hypoglycemia Increased blood clotting (increasing risk of strokes) Insomnia[energeticnutrition.com]
Myopathy
  • The most severe adverse drug reactions associated with HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors are myopathy and disturbances in hepatic function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Tonic-Clonic Seizure
  • I'm male, 37, have had tonic-clonic seizures ( medication) since I was 13. The whole time I've been on carbamazepine (currently 900mg/day), with a few years of valproate in between (it was not suitable for me, total numbness and mood swings).[drugs.com]

Workup

  • Laboratory tests Workup from the patient’s prior physician showed a low total testosterone of 49 ng/dL (reference range, 253-910 ng/dL), free testosterone 0.5 ng/dL, luteinizing hormone (LH) 2.6 mIU/mL and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) 4.8 mIU/mL[healio.com]

Treatment

  • Treatment continued for three plus three months in a double blind, randomized, crossover design.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Results: Overall, 76 women signed consent (mean [range] age, 56 [37-78] years), 75 started treatment, and 69 completed 12 weeks of treatment. Mean (range) baseline E2 was 20 ( 10 pg/mL) in 28 of 76 women (37%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Therapeutic treatment for persons with epilepsy (PWE) should address seizure control and the broad spectrum of associated comorbidities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The primary endpoint was sexual desire or libido, as measured using the desire subscales of the Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire, as assessed at baseline and at the end of 4 and 8 weeks of treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatment with oral DHEA, 50 to 100 mg per day, restored sexual desire in 6 of the 8 women, gave partial improvement in one, and failed in another. Possible significance and etiological mechanism are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Etiology

  • Possible significance and etiological mechanism are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Practically all categories in the chapter could be designated 'not otherwise specified', 'unknown etiology' or 'transient'.[icd10data.com]
  • Low sexual desire can have many etiologies (causes) and corresponding treatments: Age : As an individual ages, many changes occur in the body that affect sexual desire.[soc.ucsb.edu]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology It is a common problem but it is difficult to quantify because definitions may vary and few of those who experience loss of libido consult a doctor even when it may be the cause of relationship difficulties.[patient.info]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • The pathophysiology of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women. July 2010. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110 (1): 7-11. PMID 20434725. 3. Rosen RC, Lane RM, Menza M. Effects of SSRIs on sexual function: a critical review.[growyouthful.com]
  • Bupropion—an antidepressant without sexual pathophysiological action. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 1985;5:24–9. 28. Walker PW, Cole JO, Gardner EA, Hughes AR, Johnston JA, Batey SR, et al.[aafp.org]
  • Bupropion—an antidepressant without sexual pathophysiological action. J Clin Psychopharmacol . 1985;5:24–9. 28. Walker PW, Cole JO, Gardner EA, Hughes AR, Johnston JA, Batey SR, et al.[aafp.org]
  • "The pathophysiology of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women". Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 110 (1): 7–11. doi : 10.1016/j.ijgo.2010.02.014. PMID 20434725. Hu XH, Bull SA, Hunkeler EM, et al. (July 2004).[en.m.wikipedia.org]

Prevention

  • And also is there a supplement that can prevent you from this overworking out so you can just workout to the max without worrying that you are overworking.[forum.bodybuilding.com]
  • DIMPRO is a natural aromatase inhibitor, meaning that it helps to prevent testosterone from over converting into estrogen.[energeticnutrition.com]
  • Erectile dysfunction following prostatectomy: prevention and treatment. Nat Rev Urol 2009 Aug;6(8):415-27. [7] Ferronha F, Barros F, Vaz Santos V, et al.[villadonatello.com]
  • Anxiety is then expressed physically by the body in a way that prevents normal sexual function.[medbroadcast.com]
  • The researchers believe that in preventing ovulation, the Pill also lowers testosterone - the hormone responsible for sex drive.[dailymail.co.uk]

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