Libido Specialist

Libido FAQ

Your libido can be such a finicky, elusive commodity. Dr. David Kunz appreciates all the physical, mental, and relational factors that influence sex drive.

At Sugarloaf Wellness Center, Dr. Kunz helps you identify your primary libido killers so you can fix them. He’s found significant promise in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for both erectile dysfunction in men and vaginal dryness and sexual disinterest in women. If you’re having a hard time tracking down your libido, contact the Lawrenceville, Georgia, practice online or over the phone for an evaluation.

What causes low libido?

Even though sex is a physical act, so many additional factors influence your sex drive. Your desire depends on a delicate balance of essential physical, psychological, and relational elements.

Physical

Numerous physical factors can affect your sex drive. Medications, surgeries, diseases, and pain, among others, can hamper your arousal. Hormone changes during menopause and pregnancy can also cause you to lose interest in sex.

Psychological

Low libido doesn’t always have a physical cause. Psychological factors have a strong influence on arousal. For example, you may not be interested in sex if you’re depressed, stressed, or unconfident. Negative sexual experiences in the past can also influence your physical desire in the present.

Relational

Your relationship with your partner strongly influences your libido. Intimacy usually requires emotional closeness, so if you don’t feel connected or supported by your partner, you may experience decreased sex drive.

What physical conditions are associated with low libido?

Some of the physical factors influencing sex drive are listed above. However, two intimate hormone-related conditions create significant hurdles for sexual satisfaction: erectile dysfunction and vaginal dryness.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction makes it difficult to get or keep an erection. Men with erectile dysfunction often develop performance anxiety, which worsens the dysfunction and decreases sex drive.

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal dryness often appears as a result of estrogen dips, especially during menopause. It makes sex uncomfortable and undesirable. Eventually, a woman may want to avoid it altogether.

How do you treat low libido?

Testosterone levels in men and estrogen in women contribute to sexual satisfaction. If Dr. Kunz determines hormones play a role in your sex drive, he uses bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) to restore normal hormone levels.

Dr. Kunz uses BioTE™ bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, a revolutionary pellet injection system to help create hormonal stability in your body. The custom-tailored pellets release a steady supply of missing hormones into your system. Many people experience elevated libido once their hormones are level.

Don’t let your low libido hamper your sex life any longer. Contact Dr. Kunz online or over the phone to set up an evaluation.

 

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1655 Lebanon Road, Suite C
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 404-919-6649

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Perisseia Primary Care and Wellness
1655 Lebanon Road, Suite A
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 770-682-2024

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