Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual Dysfunction

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder – HSDD

Every man and woman experiences low sex (loss of libido) drive during some period in life. If low sex drive is continued and lasting, it calls for treatment. Almost 15% of men have this problem all the time; while over 30% females have it, but may not voice about it.

As you know every disease has complex medical name. Similarly, Low sex desire is also called as (Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder – HSDD).

Let us look at the most common factors which contribute towards low sex drive.

In men, following are the common causes

  • Stress
  • Lack of spark in marriage life
  • Alcohol or/and smoking, drugs
  • Drugs: Drugs depression, hypertension, pain killers
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Low levels of testosterone hormone
  • Hypothyroid (Under active thyroid)
  • Anxiety, depression or other emotional diseases

In women, one must check the following common factors

  • Stress
  • Lack of love in marriage life
  • Child birth
  • Reduced blood supply to vagina, leading to painful intercourse
  • Hypothyroid (Under active thyroid) (More common than in men)
  • Contraceptive pills
  • Alcohol, smoking, drugs
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Nerve injury following removal of uterus (hysterectomy)
  • Drugs: Drugs depression, hypertension, pain killers
  • Anxiety, depression or other emotional diseases
  • Traumatic events in childhood such as child abuse

Symptoms of Low Sex Drive (Loss of Libido)

Most cases present with loss of sexual desire over period of time. If it is sudden, one may have to rule out neurological problems. Less interest in sex, aversion to sex and lack of joy in sexual act are some of the symptoms.

Ask yourself following questions to determine if your sex drive is reducing:

  • Is the sexual act becoming less frequent? (Well, this is not the only parameter.)
  • Does it so happen that your partner has to put attempt to arouse you?
  • Is it so that your partner says: “you do not seem to enjoy sex as much now a day.”?
  • No more condoms at home, and avoiding buying!
  • Feeling lazy to “start”
  • Sex has become more mechanical and less dynamic?
  • Ask your partner, if he/she has observed change in your sex desire pattern


Clinical investigations by a good doctor will help. Common laboratory investigations include hormonal test for Thyroid disorders, test for diabetes. Special investigations may be required in case of significant loss of erection in men and indications of neurological symptoms in women.

Treatment for Loss of Libido

Treatment depends on the cause behind low sex drive.

  • If there is a treatable disease in the background, get treated. E.g. Hypothyroid, diabetes, etc
  • Improve interpersonal relationship with your partner
  • Reduce weight if you are obese
  • Reduce stress
  • Change over to gentle medicines such as homeopathy, for depression, anxiety disorders, if that is the underlying cause
  • Bring romance, love and affection in your love life. Re-kindle the “spark.”
  • Take homeopathic medicines, if indicated

Homeopathic Treatment for Low Sex Drive

Homeopathy helps to treat the underlying disease which may be responsible for low sex drive, as suggested above. There are number of cases in which low sex drive may be present without any other disease in the back ground. Homeopathy offers promising results in improving low sex drive. It helps in following ways:

  • Treating the underlying disease
  • Treatment of Erectile dysfunction
  • Reducing stress and improving your stress coping system
  • Replacing your antidepressant and anti-anxiety medicines, whenever possible
  • Enhancing your moods and stimulating your sex drive

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