I AM A 47YR OLD FEMALE WITH A MURINA IUD. MY SEX DRIVE IS VERY HIGH AND I NEED TO KNOW WAYS TO SUPPRESS IT. I TAKE 30MG OF CIPRILEX A DAY. MY HUSBAND HAS A VERY LOW DRIVE. WE MAY BE TOGETHER ONCE EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS I LOVE HIM AND WE HAVE A GREAT LIFE THE PROBLEM IS MINE.
It should not be necessary to give up sex. A difference in sex drive between two partners is not unusual.One partner can help the other achieve sexual satisfaction even without intercourse.
Couples counseling can be helpful. He may need a medical checkup to rule out problems with low testosterone. If he is heavy, weight loss may help. A new study suggests that overweight men may have hormonal imbalances that diminish sex drive (Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, April 2009).
No drugs are approved for lowering libido, but many antidepressants have this effect. So does the herb vitex (chaste tree berry).
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