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Q: High Testosterone but Low Sex Drive ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: High Testosterone but Low Sex Drive
Category: Health > Men's Health
Asked by: ccollier-ga
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Posted: 10 Feb 2006 07:23 PST
Expires: 12 Mar 2006 07:23 PST
Question ID: 444115
I am 26 years old with a very low sex drive (virtually none).  I went
to my doctor to check for low testosterone, but when the results came
back things were 'fine' (I use the term lightly) and in fact my
testosterone production was actually a little high.  I have a hot
girlfriend, but this is the third relationship that could end as a
result of lack of physical intimacy.  I can masturbate with some
effort, but getting and keeping an erection is hard, no pun intended. 
I don't even have the proverbial morning wood.

I read somewhere about SEX BINDING HORMONE GLOBULIN (SBHG) and how it
effects the ability for testosterone to do it's thing.  What the hell
causes that in someone 26?  I read something about cirrhosis of the
liver!?!?  I wonder if that could have something to do with it.  I did
have my gallbladder removed and was in for 5 days and two surgeries
intead of the customary couple hours because something did get in my
liver during the operation (had jaundice for a couple days).  In
regards to SBHG I read about AVENA (or AVENO) SATIVA and it's apparent
ability to reduce SBHG's interference.  So far I've used an
over-the-counter extract for a week with no real results.

Everything I read always suggests low testosterone, but I've just had
that checked and I'm apparently producing it fine.  I'm a little
worried about this SBHG and what else might be keepin' me (and my
unit) down.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: High Testosterone but Low Sex Drive
From: brk2k-ga on 15 Mar 2006 02:14 PST
Subject: Re: High Testosterone but Low Sex Drive
From: rupertwhaley-ga on 08 May 2006 18:05 PDT
I have exactly the same issue with regards to libido and have had
since I was younger than you. Never had a wet dream inmy life! Been a
really challenging thing to have to deal with, you just withdraw fom
relationships all together and an entire part of your sexual
personality remains dormant; if that makes much sense.

Libido is a key driving force/motivator in a man's life, remove it and
we are but skeletons of our former selves.

There is clearly a reason why this is occuring to you and I, but
goodness knows why. I am hairy, produce extremely elevated levels of
DHEA (10 times + max USA acceptable levels) which Endocrinoligists in
Australia believed may be doing me harm but weren't really concerned.

I was told that my Testosterone levels were on the lowish side but
(acceptable) but with my DHEA level being as high as it is, I should
in theory be a super sex machine and or high performance athlete, with
rapid recovery times post-exercise and sexual intercourse. In fact
this is absolutely to the contrary in all regards.

I am Australian and not really sure what is available to me in terms
of treatment in this regard, but it would be great to feel horny
again, it's been a very long time. Any feedback or suggestions would
be well appreciated.

Tough thing to come forth and acknowledge but Neuroendocrinology is
well underated in my book especially when it comes to sex, mood and

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