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What is inhibited sexual desire?

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Inhibited desire, or loss of libido, refers to a decrease in desire for, or interest in sexual activity. Reduced libido can result from physical or psychological factors. It's been associated with low levels of the hormone testosterone.

  • It may be caused by psychological problems, such as anxiety and depression.
  • It may be caused by medical illnesses, such as diabetes and high blood pressure
  • It may be caused by certain medications, including some antidepressants
  • It may be caused by relationship difficulties.

From: Sexual Problems in Men WebMD Medical Reference

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Hormone Health Network: "Decreased Libido."

Mayo Clinic: "Delayed Ejaculation.:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Premature Ejacualation."

Mayo Clinic: "Retrograde Ejaculation."

National Kidney and Urological Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Erectile Dysfunction."

MedlinePlus: "Erectile Dysfunction."

MedlinePlus: "Sexual Problems in Men."

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on April 2, 2019

SOURCE: 

Hormone Health Network: "Decreased Libido."

Mayo Clinic: "Delayed Ejaculation.:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Premature Ejacualation."

Mayo Clinic: "Retrograde Ejaculation."

National Kidney and Urological Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Erectile Dysfunction."

MedlinePlus: "Erectile Dysfunction."

MedlinePlus: "Sexual Problems in Men."

Absorption Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on April 2, 2019

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