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Birth control and loss of sex drive

Has anyone experienced a decrease in sex drive due to your birth control? If so, what were you on and have you changed pills?

I thought that once I lost some weight I would feel better about myself and would want to have sex more, but it has not helped. I want to be more attracted to my husband, but the drive just isn't there on most days.

Tue. Jun 6, 8:36pm

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I am not on birth control and have zero sex drive. Weight gain or loss is not the cause, its the relationshiop in my case.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006, 8:39 PM

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ugh, that happened to me. perhaps you can try a lower-dose pill? that did it for me!

Tuesday, June 06, 2006, 8:52 PM

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That most definitely happened to me. Sex almost started feeling like a chore unless it was one of those days where the planets aligned, the moon was full and all the signs were positive. I actually got so drastic as to go with the IUD and my sex drive came roaring back within 2 months. I am a very happy and satisfied girl :-)

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 12:19 AM

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Wow, thanks above poster. This gives me hope. I will look into that...

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 9:03 AM

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Has anyone switched to a different pill and had side affects such as nausea, loss of energy and just feeling punk? The nurse told me to hang in there rather than going back on what I was taking. I feel bloated all the time and depressed. I hope it gets better soon. Any advice would be helpful.

Wednesday, June 07, 2006, 7:39 PM

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