Practice diagnosing and treating low libido

2021-03-25 12:00 AM

Low libido can be caused by the patient having insurmountable difficulties in sexual performance, and that creates psychological anxiety, stress, and inhibition of libido.

An abnormal condition that occurs in both sexes, but is more common in women. Patients lose their normal arousal and have no or very little desire for sex. Low libido usually shows up for a short period of time in a person's life, and that is normal, nothing to worry about. However, if this condition persists, it is necessary to consider the cause for treatment, as otherwise, it may affect the living together in the family.

Reason

Low libido can be a form of sexual disorder that often develops at a young age and improves over time, often because either person or both does not have enough sexual experience at the original stage.

Low libido can be caused by the patient having insurmountable difficulties in sexual performance, and that creates psychological anxiety, stress, and inhibition of libido.

Low libido can also be caused by a strong impression of difficulties during the first sex, or pain, inability to receive pleasure, or certain obstacles from the partner. . Often this creates a nervousness that leads to a suppression of libido.

Less libido can also be the result of too strict and inadequate sexual education, creating a false, rigid sexual attitude that leads to the suppression of natural libido.

Low libido may be a sign of poor or debilitating health, possibly having one or more underlying medical conditions.

Diagnose

It is not necessary to diagnose treatment if the condition appears only for the first time and does not last for too long. Patients should be reassured that such situations are normal and can happen to anyone in a short amount of time.

Physical examination is usually not necessary unless there is suspicion of a hormonal disorder or a disease in the genitals.

Create an open exchange environment with patients, creating conditions for patients to easily share all feelings, thoughts and difficulties in sexual activity. Through it to find out the cause of the disease.

If necessary, both parties can be contacted to get enough information about problems with their sexual performance.

Some drugs have side effects that decrease libido, such as antidepressants, tranquilizers, antihypertensive drugs, birth control pills ... Drinking too much alcohol also causes less libido.

Treatment

Usually do not resort to medication, unless there is an accurate diagnosis of the related illness.

Instruct patients on basic sexuality, eliminate misperceptions, and try to help them forget past negative impressions.

The role of mutual support is very important. It is necessary to have a comfortable exchange between the two parties to avoid undesirable memories. Each person should understand what their partner likes or dislikes, and the discussion on this topic is necessary and should not be avoided at all.

Psychological factors play an important role. Therefore, two people need to care more about each other in life, even the small things in daily activities. That creates emotional intimacy and increases mutual attraction.

If there is a health problem, need to improve health or treat any illness-causing impairment.