Antidepressants Can Lower Your Sex Drive. Here’s How To Fix It.

Antidepressants Can Lower Your Sex Drive. Here’s How To Fix It.

Antidepressants, particularly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, have been shown to impact one sex’s drive ― with symptoms like reduced libido, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunctionand an inability or delayed ability to reach orgasm. But there’s no definitive answer on how common those issues are for users. The results of studies vary widely, with the estimated ofnumber of people affected ranging from 25 percent to 73 percent of those who take the drugs, according to Ash Nadkarni,associate psychiatrist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. This doesn’t mean that all hope is lost or that you should necessarily find alternative...

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