Which Doctor Do I Consult for Low Libido?

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“There’s this expectation that we should all be sexual beings, but the fact is, not all of us are, particularly.” ~ Liz Jensen, The Rapture

Many People Struggle with Low Libido

As the quote above points out, not everyone has the same drive for sexual intimacy. However, as people age, it is common for men and women to experience lowered sex drive.

If you suffer from this, you aren’t alone.

Known causes of decreased libido in men include mental stress, nerve diseases, hormone imbalances, drugs, old age, and testosterone decline.

Middle-aged and older men often have comorbidities such as testosterone decline, lifestyle-related diseases, urinary disorders, and depression.

Causes in women include mental health problems, such as anxiety or depression. Other causes include stress, poor body image, low self-esteem, a history of physical or sexual abuse, and previous negative sexual experiences.

The good news was that one could find solutions to this problem in medical and mental health care providers.

If you are reading this article, I assume you have recognized that you have a libido problem and want to do something about it.

I want you to know you can improve your libido and feel better.

It will take time and some discipline, and you’ll have to invest some hard-earned money into the solution, but if you stick with it, you can experience improved libido again.

In this article, I will cover three significant points:

How Common Are Libido Problems?

One in five men and as high as 70% of women experience low libido. This is not surprising given our high-stress, fast-paced, rapidly changing world. Couples face a myriad of stressors each day. Few understand how to mitigate stress. Add to that generally lousy health and health habits in the West, and it’s no wonder libido is a significant problem in middle-aged individuals.

Who Can I Consult With to Resolve My Libido Challenges?

So, who is the best provider to help you assess and treat your libido problem? The first step should be to meet with your primary care doctor. For women, it may also be wise to see your gynecologist. Additionally, if your libido is rooted in mental health concerns, consider meeting with a psychologist as part of your solution. If you have tried those options without success, consider Tiger Medical, which has a comprehensive, root-cause approach to all medical conditions. It is essential to note libido and sexual dysfunction can be an indicator of a more significant problem.

How Does Tiger Medical Address Libido Problems?

Tiger Medical has a multi-layered approach to resolving physical symptoms, including libido problems. First, your health coach will systematically teach you how to disarm your stress response daily. This establishes the foundation for better sleep and a balanced nervous system. Each of these contributes to better overall health. Second, our clinical team will determine if underlying health issues drive your libido challenges. Until you understand underlying causes and address them, you will struggle to overcome libido and sexual dysfunction issues and rely on prescription drugs that cannot resolve the condition. Third, you will complete an advanced genetic test providing insights into your predisposition for certain conditions, which can then be proactively supported through supplementation and lifestyle change. Fourth, working with your Tiger health coach, you will implement several new habits, including time-restricted eating, daily movement, meditation, and nutrition optimization, to improve your overall physiological profile. As your body heals, this can contribute to the resolution of libido problems. Finally, once all your clinical test data is in, Tiger physicians create a targeted supplement and treatment plan to support your physiological imbalances. Combining good habits with precision data can resolve low libido and sexual dysfunction problems! It takes time and comes in waves, but with discipline and new habits you learn from your coach, you can make significant changes in your health and how you feel, including low libido.

What Can I Do Next?

Based on the contents of this article, think about what may be causing your libido problems. Suppose you aren’t happy with the results of working with your primary care doctor, gynecologist, or mental health professional. In that case, I encourage you to take the next step by booking a call with a Tiger professional. On this discovery call, our team member learns about your challenges and your level of commitment to solving the problem. If you know you have a libido problem, have decided to work with a functional doctor, and want to learn more about how Tiger Medical could help you with your libido problems, go here for a call.

Sources

  1. Shigehara K, Kato Y, Iijima M, Kawaguchi S, Nohara T, Izumi K, Kadono Y, Namiki M, Mizokami A. Risk Factors Affecting Decreased Libido Among Middle-Aged to Elderly Men; Nocturnal Voiding is an Independent Risk Factor of Decreased Libido. Sex Med. 2021 Oct;9(5):100426. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2021.100426. Epub 2021 Sep 10. PMID: 34517208; PMCID: PMC8498958.
  2. “Sex drive: Understanding why low libido is common in middle-aged women” Kathryn Perrott and Cathy Johnson 14 Oct 2017.
Steve L. Adams

Steve L. Adams

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