5 bizzare facts about female viagra you did not know about

Viagra for male,first hit the market almost 20 years back as a treatment for erectile dysfunction . A libido drug for premenopausal women called flibanserin is a female viagra which is in the market for just two years. Here are 5 things you need to know about female viagra :

1.”Female Viagra” is inaccurate name

Viagra helps in performance. Women want a pill which helps to increase their desires.  The blue pill helps in increase of blood flow to the penis when a man is aroused. During some researches this approach did match for women with low desire. Since then, pharmaceutical companies were interested in focusing on hormones and brain chemicals that helped increase female desire.

2. Female with sexual dysfunction are called Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

HSDD is the most common female sexual dysfunction that affects up to one fifth of womenand it’s what drug companies have been going after. This is not a made up condition. Women who have HSDD do not have fantasies and sexual desires. There is a hormonal component, and it’s also mediated by neurotransmitters, specifically dopamine and serotonin, and the way that they act in the frontal cortex which is responsible to control it all.   It cannot be directly caused by a non-sexual mental disorder, abusive relationships or drug or other medical condition.

3. Flibanserin works on Neurotransmitter Receptors but isnt an antidepressant

Flibanserin was first developed as an antidepressant. The original manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim, shifted gears after noticing that women taking it in studies started having more sexual thoughts. It is similar to an SSRI in that it works on neurotransmitter receptors in the brain and is thought to correct an imbalance in neurotransmitters. The drug is marketed under the name Addyi and will comes as a 100-milligram pill that can be taken every night at bedtime.

4. Low Sexual Desires will  Complicated Thing

Some debate over if this drug can actually help restore female desire. Unsurprisingly, there are many factors that comes to play when we relate women with desires, including relationship issues, boredom and discomfort during sex and menopause. Whenever these type of disoreder occurs they are given medications. But  it is often not a pharmacological cure that is really needed. Females who used to have a great libido, but no longer has a great libido and there’s no other explanation for it are most suitable for this drug.

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5. The Best Libido Drug for Women Is Probably Testosterone

Low desire is very common after menopause. Again, there are many reasons for this  but declining testosterone levels are believed to be an important factor.There are plenty of data showing that very low-dose testosterone is safe and effective for postmenopausal women. Both Streicher and Mary Jane Minkin, MD, a clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences at Yale School of Medicine, said that many ob-gyns prescribe low-dose testosterone off-label for postmenopausal women with good results. Unfortunately, these prescriptions are filled at compounding pharmacies,that aren’t FDA-regulated and aren’t covered by insurance. So testosterone for ladies should wait for some more time !

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