Category: Low Libido

May 13, 2019

Some of the Contributing Factors to Decreased Libido

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Libido, defined as the desire for sexual activity, varies greatly from person to person and over the span of an individual’s life. Sexual desire is an interplay of drive, beliefs and motivation. Drive can be categorized as the biological component which involves various hormones with a downstream effect. Drive can include […]

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Stress Isn’t Sexy: Measuring Cortisol Levels for Libido

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND Exposure to stressors day-to-day is inevitable. Stressors are often positive: they are short term, perceived to be within coping abilities, improve performance, help to motivate and focus energy. The body is equipped with an adaptive physiological response to mobilize the body to respond to both intrinsic and extrinsic stressors. Long-term exposure […]

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Are You Lacking Libido? Let Red Ginseng get your libido back on track!

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Red Ginseng, also known as Panax Ginseng, is a traditional Chinese herbal medicine that has been used as an aphrodisiac and as a treatment for erectile dysfunction for hundreds of years. Expanding scientific research on the Ginseng root has discovered the presence of a multitude of chemical compounds that can have […]

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Libido-Boosting Smoothie

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Low libido is a common concern and may be due to multiple reasons including biological (hormone imbalance), physical and/or mental-emotional factors (i.e. stress, fatigue and lack of connection). This delicious, nutrient-dense, libido-boosting smoothie can be used as part of a comprehensive treatment to support a healthy libido. Maca is a Peruvian root […]

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August 8, 2016

Comprehensive Hormone Panel

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Your Endocrine system consists of a collection of glands that produce hormones to regulate metabolism, growth and development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep cycle, and mood balance, among other things. Disruptions in production of hormones or dysregulation in the relationship between individual hormones or endocrine glands themselves, can result in health problems […]

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