Live Your Best Sex Life
Besides hormone levels, another common reason for reduced sexual function could be what's in your medicine cabinet. Dr. Berman says the "culprits" include hormonal contraceptives, antihistamines that cause dryness, antidepressants, antihypertensives like beta blockers or diuretics, and anti-cancer drugs.
"So you really want to talk to your doctor if you're having symptoms of dryness, difficulty responding, problems with genital sensation [or] difficulty reaching orgasms," Dr. Berman says.
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