Women come in every day and ask me for a libido pill. There isn’t one for women. Some women say that they respond to Viagra. If it is working for my patient, and she and her partner are happy, and her risks for taking the drug are acceptable, I may prescribe it. There are clinical trials being done right now in the Netherlands and the United States on two drugs. One of them is called Lybrido®. Lybrido® combines testosterone with sildenafil (Viagra®). Sildenafil produces smooth muscle relaxation and allows for blood flow into the organs of arousal. The other drug, Libridos®, combines testosterone with buspirone (Buspar®), which is an anti-anxiety medication. This medication suppresses serotonin levels in the bloodstream; higher serotonin levels can cause a decrease in sex drive. The testosterone component of the drug promotes the production and release of dopamine, which can help with feelings of desire.
What are the options for dealing with Anxiety and Mild Depression? It may seem like there is nothing available, but low-dose antidepressants work well and there are several FDA-approved medications to help with anxiety.
What are the options if you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Statin drugs are not the only option. What are the alternatives and their side-effects? Take a look here...
I have spent a lot of time on the phone recently with several patients trying to explain a new law that went into effect in Georgia on July 1, 2019 that requires mammography providers to tell their patients about their breast density.
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