Approval of the injectable drug, bremelanotide, sold as Vyleesi by Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc. Under study for more than a decade, Vyleesi increases the activity of a hormone linked to lowered anxiety and moderately improved desire in past studies. But "the mechanism by which it improves sexual desire and related distress is unknown," according to the FDA.
We've all been there: your partner wants to have sex at the end of the day, but you're just not in the mood. But what if that happens every night? But if your decreased libido is mentally distressing or causing your relationship to suffer, it may be time to look into the cause of your low sex drive, officially referred to by medical professionals as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, to determine the root of the problem and work towards a solution.
Low sex drive in women has many potential causes, including underlying medical issues, emotional or psychological problems, or work- and family-related stress. The good news is that identifying the root cause of low libido can lead to effective treatment options. It is not unusual for couples to have a disparity in their sex drives.
What really happens, according to doctors. What you probably don't detect so easily is the way your libido changes as you get older. But it does, thanks to a host of factors. Many factors—some biological, some psychological—influence whether your sex drive is on full throttle or at a standstill at any age.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new medication for premenopausal women whose flagging libidos are a source of personal distress or relationship difficulties. The condition, which was first recognized in its gender-specific form inis thought to affect as many as 1 in 10 women before the onset of menopause, and many more after that. Hylton V.
Relationship issues, anger, and resentment towards themselves all result from unaddressed sex drive issues. Cultural aspects of a women's upbringing, such as religion and subtle messages about female body anatomy passed through generations, also affect women's sexuality. Familial and cultural influences have a lot to do with the psychological aspect of female sexuality.
For women with low sex drive, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new EpiPen-like drug that promises to boost libido. The FDA made the decision on Friday. The drug is somewhat similar to medications used to treat erectile dysfunction in men, in that they are meant to be used "on demand" — when a person wants to be sexually intimate.
Many women will pass off the symptoms of HSDD as the inevitable effects of aging or changes in their body. Unlike other medical conditions, there is no specific test to diagnose HSDD. Yet, there are a few methods used by doctors to diagnose the condition. Start by telling your doctor about your symptoms.
IT'S long been thought women reach their sexual peak a little later than men. But, chances are girls, you'll be having the best sex of your life a little earlier than you expected - in fact, you might have already had it. While past research has shown a woman's libido is most rampant in her 30s, new findings suggest that might not be true.