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Low Libido in Young Women: What Can Be Done? Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group Identifies Causes and Offers Tips for Corrective Measures
Date:11/12/2013

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  • Some medications, including birth control pills and anti-depressants, can inhibit desire and changing the medication or modifying the dosage may be all that's needed.
  • Many illnesses can have an effect on libido, including diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and neurological conditions. Blood tests can identify undetected thyroid, cholesterol or liver problems.
  • Hormonal fluctuations, particularly those associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, affect libido. Also, of course, the stress, fatigue and disruption brought about by the arrival of a newborn put an additional brake on a couple's intimacy.

Psychological factors affecting a woman's libido can range from sex-related beliefs and attitudes, to poor body image and accompanying low self-esteem, to history of trauma, to anxiety and depression. “The messages a woman receives during her upbringing, from her family and the surrounding culture, can heavily influence the way she comes to view and express herself sexually. Then there are sexual experiences that she encounters, which can range from unfulfilling to traumatizing. Plus, there is the mind-body connection to consider. What we struggle to manage at the emotional and cognitive levels interferes with the type of relaxed, open and playful engagement that facilitates sexual desire in the mind and arousal in the body. For example, anxious feelings and accompanying worry thoughts lead to rigidity and tension, while depressed mood and self-defeating negativity encourages listlessness and numbness. Needless to say, these states are prohibitive to a vital libido.”    Women who are struggling with these issues benefit from counseling with a professional trained in the psychology of sexuality.

Decreased interest in sex is also associated with a variety of relationship factors. Discrepant levels of sexual interest, unresolv
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