Posted by: piet1992 | 2009/08/19

no drive

hi doc
my wife is currently on birth control pills and has been for two years almost three,
but we have been married for a year now and there is no sex drive none what so ever.before we were married it was not like this at all and she was already on the pills for a year.
i have tried everything, libido pills the works but nothing works.
i am in need of advice please.
she wont go on the injection either to scared of neeedles.

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Hallo piet1992
The injection would not really be the solution for the problem. If she did not have the problem with the pill before the marriage it is unlikely that the pill is the cause for the low libido now.
In women, the most common causes are tiredness, stress, relationship problems, anxiety or depression. Physical causes could be hormonal ( like after having a baby), diabetes, low iron levels and side effects of drugs (especially some antidepressants)
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