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  • Libido
  • For both sexes, it can include problems with sexual desire (libido) and response. (limamemorial.org)
  • Sexual desire disorders or decreased libido are characterized by a lack or absence for some period of time of sexual desire or libido for sexual activity or of sexual fantasies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many drugs can cause loss of libido as a side effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abortifacient Aphrodisiac Date rape drug Hormonal contraception Libido § Medications Methamphetamine and sex Nitrite inhalants Party and play Sex and alcohol Wine, women, and song Race K (2009): Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The queer politics of drugs Durham: Duke University Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • An aphrodisiac or love drug is a substance that increases libido when consumed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise, many medicines are reported to affect libido in inconsistent or idiopathic ways: enhancing or diminishing overall sexual desire depending on the situation of subject. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amphetamine and methamphetamine are phenethylamine derivatives which are known to increase libido and cause frequent or prolonged erections as potential side effects, particularly at high supratherapeutic doses where sexual hyperexcitability and hypersexuality can occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs that act on the mesolimbic dopamine pathway, which includes psychostimulants like cocaine and methylphenidate, have libido-modifying (usually enhancing) effects which are mediated through increased receptor signaling in the nucleus accumbens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pramipexole is the only dopamine agonist used in medicine as an aphrodisiac, and is sometimes prescribed to counteract the decrease in libido associated with SSRI antidepressant drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • hence, these drugs are not prescribed for improving libido. (wikipedia.org)
  • The libido-enhancing effects of dopamine agonists prescribed for other purposes has led to the development of a number of more selective compounds such as flibanserin, ABT-670, and PF-219,061, which have been developed specifically for the treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders, although none of them have yet passed clinical trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • orgasm
  • Sexual dysfunction disorders may be classified into four categories: sexual desire disorders, arousal disorders, orgasm disorders and pain disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Impotence is now known as erectile dysfunction, and frigidity has been replaced with a number of terms describing specific problems that can be broken down into four categories as described by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: lack of desire, lack of arousal, pain during intercourse, and lack of orgasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • NEW YORK - For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), 65 percent are unable to have an orgasm and 58 percent have problems with ejaculation, according to new research led by physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. (healthcanal.com)
  • While severity of dysfunctional ejaculation and orgasm correlated with ED severity, says Dr. Paduch, these issues were still surprisingly common in men with very mild ED: Orgasm dysfunction was reported by 26 percent in this group, and ejaculation dysfunction by 18 percent. (healthcanal.com)
  • Orgasm dysfunction is defined as absence of an orgasm. (healthcanal.com)
  • Sexual satisfaction is known to be linked to the likelihood of orgasm, which in turn affects emotional intimacy and relationship satisfaction. (healthcanal.com)
  • Since the partial cause of the refractory period is the inhibition of dopamine by an orgasm-induced secretion of prolactin, Drug-based contraception has been available since the development of the contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over time women have become more involved in their sexual experiences and want to gain just as much from it as their partners by wanting to cure the issue of not being able to reach an orgasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lack of sensations, desire or ability to achieve orgasm resulting as side effects from medication or illegal drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although it is generally reported that women do not experience a refractory period and can thus experience an additional orgasm (or multiple orgasms) soon after the first one, some sources state that both men and women experience a refractory period because women may also experience a moment after orgasm in which further sexual stimulation does not produce excitement. (wikipedia.org)
  • arousal
  • The man becomes so preoccupied with previous erectile failure that he is unable to enjoy the arousal feelings associated with sexual stimulation. (essm.org)
  • Research in the early 1960s showed that in rats, administration of α-MSH caused sexual arousal, and work on this continued in many labs up through the 1980s, when scientists at University of Arizona began attempting to develop α-MSH and analogs as potential sunless tanning agents, and synthesized and tested several analogs, including melanotan-I and melanotan II. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some antimuscarinic drugs, including dicycloverine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine, are known to cause sexual arousal and aphrodisiac side effects, especially in the case of an overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another chemical which is considered to be responsible for the male refractory period is prolactin, which represses dopamine, which is responsible for sexual arousal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depression
  • In one study of 40 elderly people with depression, who had not benefited from anti-depressant drugs, their drugs were supplemented with Ginkgo, or they were given a placebo. (alternative-healthzine.com)
  • Sexual dysfunction caused by decreased circulation, hormonal imbalance, depression, or anxiety may be helped by alternative therapies. (limamemorial.org)
  • The drug has also been found to be effective in the treatment of depression as a standalone drug. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2012 meta-analysis of fluoxetine and venlafaxine concluded that statistically and clinically significant treatment effects were observed for each drug relative to placebo irrespective of baseline depression severity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The authors concluded that maintenance treatment reduced the risk of relapse by 52% compared to placebo, and that this effect was primarily due to recurrent depression in the placebo group rather than a drug withdrawal effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with sexual obsessions are particularly likely to have co-occurring aggressive and religious obsessions, clinical depression, and higher rates of impulse control disorders, though the latter is less common in OCD patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lack
  • Lack of information about ED drugs was a significant predictor for acceptance of a partner's use of ED drugs among women with a negative image of ED drugs, since they were more likely to accept the use of these drugs if they were convinced about their safety and effectiveness or positive effect on quality of life. (wiley.com)
  • Lack of information about ED drugs may influence the perception of women in Japan regarding these drugs. (wiley.com)
  • Mita K, Kakehashi M, Hasegawa Y, Inoue Y, Shigeta M, Matsubara A, and Usui T. Lack of information underlies women's perceptions of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs in Japan. (wiley.com)
  • The condition ranges from a general lack of sexual desire to a lack of sexual desire for the current partner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinical sexologist Judith Steinhart notes that "Problems in a marriage (like) lack of trust, anxiety, misunderstandings, pressure from children, all can impact a couple's sexual patterns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sexual aversion or "a low level of sexual desire" including a lack of sexual vitality due to age, past trauma, partners' incompatible sexual orientation or, simply, one of the spouses losing sexual interest in the regular companion. (wikipedia.org)
  • anxiety
  • Assessing performance anxiety, guilt, stress and worry are integral to the optimal management of sexual dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Buspirone is approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the short- or long-term treatment of anxiety disorders or can also be used for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • It is important to remember that over the last few years there have been major advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and the majority of sufferers can now be treated effectively. (essm.org)
  • The market is ripe for helping women find the right treatment to regain their sexual desire, pleasure and activity. (marketwatch.com)
  • The drug has been shown to be similarly effective in the treatment of GAD to benzodiazepines including diazepam, alprazolam, lorazepam, and clorazepate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The older dopamine agonist apomorphine has been used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, but is of poor efficacy and has a tendency to cause nausea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment slows further hair loss and provides about 30% improvement in hair loss after six months of treatment, with effectiveness usually only persisting as long as the drug is taken, although on occasion hair loss is slowed indefinitely following withdrawal. (wikipedia.org)
  • PF-592,379 is a drug developed by Pfizer which acts as a potent, selective and orally active agonist for the dopamine D3 receptor, which is under development as a potential medication for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction and male erectile dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • former developmental code name PT-141) is a peptide melanocortin receptor agonist which is under development by Palatin Technologies as a treatment for female sexual dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prolactin
  • Because of this, there is currently an experimental interest in drugs which inhibit prolactin, such as cabergoline (also known as Cabeser, or Dostinex). (wikipedia.org)
  • female sexuality
  • But Goldstein takes issue with the characterization of male sexuality as simpler than female sexuality, saying sexual dysfunctions in both genders are equally complex and don't revolve solely around erections. (marketwatch.com)
  • The film continues from Vivus onto the more general question of whether there is a solid scientific foundation to medical industry claims about what constitutes "healthy" female sexuality and whether drugs and surgery are a suitable first-line approach to obtaining it. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical trials
  • In the current study, Dr. Paduch and Alexander Bolyakov, a research associate at Weill Cornell Medical College, in collaboration with a research team from Eli Lilly and Company, analyzed questionnaires from 28 clinical trials of men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction from a diverse, international cohort of patients enrolled in clinical trials for tadalafil (Cialis). (healthcanal.com)
  • disorders
  • Repetitive sexual thoughts are seen in many disorders in addition to OCD, but these disorders bear no relation to OCD. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vivus
  • In the documentary, filmmaker Liz Canner takes a job editing erotic movies for a drug trial for a pharmaceutical company called Vivus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women
  • Some Japanese women are known to have negative attitudes toward erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs, but the environment underlying these perceptions is unclear. (wiley.com)
  • Answers were obtained from 1,077 women, of whom 35.4% (n = 381) had a negative image of ED drugs. (wiley.com)
  • From the look of television ads for sexual performance medications, you'd think women didn't have needs, too. (marketwatch.com)
  • But sexual dysfunction is more common in women than men, with 43 percent of women age 18 to 59 reporting a prolonged problem compared with 31 percent of men, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1999. (marketwatch.com)
  • It's easier to identify men with erectile problems who could benefit from the drug because the science for men is 30 years more advanced than that for women, he said. (marketwatch.com)
  • Among women with sexual dysfunction, 43% say decreased sexual desire is their top complaint. (limamemorial.org)
  • For both men and women, these conditions can manifest themselves as an aversion to, and avoidance of, sexual contact with a partner. (wikipedia.org)
  • our study shows that orgasmic dysfunction could be as prevalent among men as it is among women. (healthcanal.com)
  • In fact, Fincar Finasteride has been completely contraindicated for women, especially pregnant women, because the drug has been shown to interact with the fetus, thereby causing abnormalities to the fetus'genetalia.Fincar Finasteride patients will probably not witness the same effectiveness with the drug as a patient with crown hair loss. (onlineprnews.com)
  • Jorgenson and his team believe the approach of using large patient genetic databases will help discover new targets for drugs that can help both men and women. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • Sexual dysfunction in women, meanwhile, has been a much harder problem to address using any drugs. (gizmodo.co.uk)
  • It has also protected millions of women from being misled into believing that they have FSD and they need to be treated with a drug (that could potentially harm them). (wikipedia.org)
  • The female sexual response is more varied than that of men, and women are capable of attaining additional or multiple orgasms through further sexual stimulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical
  • Men whose erectile dysfunction is of a physical origin often experience a gradual onset of erectile failure which tends to occur with all sexual activities. (essm.org)
  • Unlike most anxiolytics, the pharmacology of buspirone is not related to that of benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carbamates (it is not a GABA receptor agonist), and so buspirone does not carry the risk of physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms for which those drug classes are known. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, 56.7% (n = 611) and 57.7% (n = 621) of respondents, respectively, answered that they would allow their partner's use of ED drugs if they imagined that they understood the safety and effectiveness of ED drugs and that their quality of life was improved by their partner's use of the drugs. (wiley.com)
  • Preliminary results have proven the efficacy of this drug, however development was suspended due to a side effect of increased blood pressure observed in a small number of trial subjects who administered the drug intra-nasally. (wikipedia.org)
  • As preoccupation with sexual matters, however, does not only occur as a symptom of OCD, they may be enjoyable in other contexts (i.e. sexual fantasy). (wikipedia.org)
  • dopamine
  • This class of drugs are mimics of serotonin that activate 5-HT receptor subtypes that release norepinephrine and dopamine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caution
  • Because the use of drugs, including alcohol, is commonly presented as an excuse for risky or socially unacceptable behaviour, it is necessary to treat the idea of a direct causal relation between drug use and unsafe sex with caution. (wikipedia.org)
  • side
  • What are the sexual side effects of Losartan, i.e.: erectile dysfunction? (drugs.com)
  • Another example, in 1992, the Lancet (the main UK doctors' publication) reported a 'meta-study' (study of studies) of forty studies into Ginkgo, and reported that it was as effective for improving circulation to the brain as the drug alternative then being used - and, in addition, had no serious side-effects. (alternative-healthzine.com)
  • The drug - co-dergocrine - did have side-effects. (alternative-healthzine.com)
  • I cant imagine why mainstream medicine could possibly consider these side effects as acceptable to the average male with a healthy sexual appetite. (drugs.com)
  • Many drugs, both legal and illegal, some sold online, have side effects that affect the user's sexual function. (wikipedia.org)
  • As well as their contraceptive effects, contraceptive drugs can also have adverse sexual and reproductive side-effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlicensed, untested, or fraudulent products sold as "melanotan II" are found on the Internet, and purported to be effective as "tanning drugs", though side effects such as uneven pigmentation, new nevi (moles) and darkening or enlargement of existing moles are common and have led to medical authorities discouraging use. (wikipedia.org)
  • At least one scientific study supports these claims, although cabergoline is a hormone-altering drug and has many potential side effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • substance
  • A psychedelic substance is a psychoactive drug whose primary action is to alter cognition and perception. (wikipedia.org)
  • placebo
  • The therapeutic effect of the α 2 -antagonist yohimbine in erectile dysfunction was studied in a double-blind placebo-controlled design. (springer.com)
  • Global assessment of erectile function applying the CGI scale revealed, beyond a placebo effect in both organic and nonorganic patients, a therapeutic effect in the subgroup of nonorganic patients, with a significantly greater improvement in the yohimbine group compared to the placebo group. (springer.com)
  • behaviours
  • Drugs may provide a socially acceptable excuse for engaging in sexual behaviours in which people may want to engage but perhaps feel that they should not. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia This drug medicine works well for me. (drugs.com)
  • You're going to see an explosion of knowledge and understanding and awareness of the complexities of this field,' said Dr. Irwin Goldstein, director of the Institute for Sexual Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. (marketwatch.com)
  • Medical schools still devote few if any required hours to training in sexual medicine, he said. (marketwatch.com)
  • Ma huang, an herb first mentioned in the book, led to the introduction of the drug ephedrine into modern medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Tell patient drug may cause erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Adultery can lead to a sexless marriage in two ways: it can cause the partner having the affair to have reduced sexual interest in their spouse, and if the affair is discovered, the "innocent" spouse may cease to want to be intimate with the cheating spouse. (wikipedia.org)

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  • include
  • Designer drugs also include analogues of controlled anabolic steroids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although many kinds of drugs are capable of such action, dissociatives are unique in that they do so in such a way that they produce hallucinogenic effects, which may include sensory deprivation, dissociation, hallucinations, and dream-like states or trances. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definition of a non-sexual marriage is often broadened to include those where sexual intimacy occurs fewer than ten times per year, in which case 20 percent of the couples in the National Health and Social Life Survey would be in the category. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • Before the introduction of penile implants in the mid-1970s, sexual problems were mostly confined to the world of sex therapy and mental-health professionals, Goldstein said. (marketwatch.com)
  • A thorough sexual history and assessment of general health and other sexual problems (if any) are very important. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Methamphetamine markedly enhances sexual desire in some individuals, and an entire sub-culture known as party and play is based around sex and methamphetamine use. (wikipedia.org)