Low Libido

The decreased interest in sexual activity in both men and women is called low libido. Usually, there is a decrease in sexual desires as the person ages, and it is also normal to lose interest from time to time. But low libido due to an underlying illness like low production of sex hormones, sexual diseases, etc., is not healthy.

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Please suggest an ayuredic remedy for premature ejaculation and low libido.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old male. I suffer from premature ejaculation and low libido. I am not currently on medication. I am non-diabetic and no other medication. Please prescribe Ayurvedic remedies.  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is more important for you to find the cause of this. High blood sugar levels, lack of essential nutrients in the body, lack of sleep, stress and a bad lifestyle are some of the common causes. My suggestions are: 1. Get a blood test done to rule of high blood s...  Read Full »

How to deal with lack of interest in sex due to work tension?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34 years old woman. I have been working in an IT industry for more than 10 years. Earlier I was very confident, proud of my work and job. But now it seems like I am developing negative confidence, building tensions every few seconds, will cry out of tension, will blame myself f...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubham Mehta

Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears to me that you are suffering from depression and you require treatment with antidepressants. Other than that, I would suggest some other things which might prove helpful to you: 1. Manage your time. Set up a fixed schedule and work ...  Read Full »

I am feeling low libido. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old, male. Recently I am not feeling as much libido as it used to be. My penis does erect but not to its fullest all the time. The erection does not last longer and I have frequent difficulty in penetration during intercourse. I ejaculate very early (typically after two ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Before I can answer you, I request you to provide the following details. This is important because without proper information the suggested intervention is unlikely to help you completely. 1. Your age? 2. Duration of p...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to have sex more than once a day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old and married. I am not able to have sex more than once as my penis doesn not erect. I have this problem for the past 1 to 2 years.I used Confido tablets also for the same but no effect. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any history of diabetes or hypertension? Confido helps in improving libido but if this is not working then drugs like Tentex Forte can help. Two tablets two times a day for about two months will help to make your erection strong and you will be alright. Y...  Read Full »

I am facing loss of libido and low sex drive on having SNRI. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a current issue that I cannot find a solution for the last five years. I suffered from anxiety a debilitating one, and after trying many SSRI, nothing worked except Effexor SNRI, which reduced the stress. Now the problem is that I have no libido and sex drive and all the associat...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may be aware that SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and SNRIs (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors) like Effexor are good at managing anxiety, but it can cause sexual side effects in some people. As your local psychiatrists said, it is also...  Read Full »

What is a better alternative for licorice?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old single male. In the past, I have experimented with using non-deglycyrrhizinated licorice to reduce my libido and make single life more manageable. I have hereditary low blood pressure so that the side effect was not an issue for me. However, after a few days of use,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Non-deglycyrrhizinated licorice contains Glycyrrhizin which has some side-effects like hypertension, hypokalaemia, reduces testosterone, edema, etc., as you mentioned well. Muscle cramps and aches are most probably due to hypokalaemia. To...  Read Full »

Will hepatitis B affect testosterone level or libido?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 41 years old, and I am working on different shifts for 15 years. Also, I had hepatitis B noncontagious and having medicine Tenvir. I had no libido for a month or two month and reaching to three months. And when I have a libido, I do not get an erection fast, but when I get it, it...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Abdul Kader


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In chronic liver disease, testosterone level may fall, the ratio with estrogen may alter, and in advanced disease, there may be testicular atrophy, gynecomastia. Recent studies show testosterone level can predict the outcome of end-stage liver disease. The functional...  Read Full »

Does Cernos gel help erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have low libido problem. As a result of which I am suffering from ED since two years. I am 38 years old, married and having one daughter aged 6 years. I had some issue of erectile dysfunction at 32 years, but it got sorted by itself. I checked my testosterone and it was 295 ng/dL and...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your symptoms are due to testosterone deficiency. And you do need testosterone supplement. Well, Depot injection was actually a good option. But, it comes with side effects. Still it is a good option as you need to take injection just once in one or two months. Testo...  Read Full »

I have erection problem, penetration issue, and low libido. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have erection problem, penetration issue, and low libido. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many reasons can cause the problem of weak erection and low libido, so you need to be evaluated and investigated to find the cause. The main reason for these problems is Diabetes mellitus, hypertension, thyroid hormone, or other hormonal issues. If you are currently ...  Read Full »

Trying to get pregnant and not on very high libido. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, Trying to get pregnant from last one year. All the tests for both of us are fine. The only problem is we are not very high on libido.  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By saying that all tests were normal, I hope you mean 1. Blood sugars, thyroid profile, and prolactin hormone levels. 2. Husband's semen analysis. 3. Wife's scan of uterus and ovaries. 4. Fallopian tube patency tested with HSG (hysterosalpingography) or laparosco...  Read Full »

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