Glossary for Low libido
Medical terms related to Low libido or mentioned in this section include:
- 46,XX testicular DSD: A sex chromosome disorder in males which affects gonadal development and causes infertility. Males have XX chromosomes instead of the normal XY.
- 46,XX testicular disorder of sex development: A sex chromosome disorder in males which affects gonadal development and causes infertility. Males have XX chromosomes instead of the normal XY.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Adrenal Cortex Diseases: Diseases of the adrenal cortex. Examples includes Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome and adrenal fatigue.
- Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
- Changes in sexual desire: Changes that occur in ones sexual desires
- Chemical poisoning -- Manganese: Manganese is a chemical used mainly in fertilizers, welding rods, matches, electrical coils, ceramics and animal food additives. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
- Chemical poisoning -- Toluene Diisocyanate: Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical used mainly in the manufacture of elastomers and polyurethane foams. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
- Chemical poisoning -- Vinyl Choride: Vinyl Choride is an intermediate chemical used in the manufacturing process of a variety of products: polyvinyl chloride, pipes, wire coverings, vehicle plastics, rubber, paper, furniture and glass. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
- Chronic pyelonephritis: chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure
- Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
- Cushing syndrome, familial: A hormonal disorder caused by high levels of the cortisol hormone due to the abnormal development of the adrenal gland.
- Cushing's disease: A condition of hyperadrenocorticism which is secondary to excessive pituitary secretion of ACTH. Cushing's disease is different to Cushing's syndrome which refers to the effects of glucocorticoid excess from any cause.
- Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
- De la Chapelle syndrome: A sex chromosome disorder in males which affects gonadal development and causes infertility. Males have XX chromosomes instead of the normal XY.
- Depression: Inappropriate depressed mood.
- Depressive disorders: Depression or its various related conditions.
- Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Drug abuse: Drug use as a symptom of other conditions
- Endocrine disorders: Any disorder that affects the endocrine system
- Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
- Flu: Symptoms similar to flu including fever
- Flu-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to flu including fever
- Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Increased blood prolactin levels associated with galactorrhea (abnormal milk secretion). It may be caused by such things as certain medications, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders. The condition can occur in males as well as females.
- Granulomatous hypophysitis: A rare disorder caused by the inflammation of the pituitary gland. It can occur as a result of other infections such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis.
- Hanhart syndrome type I: A rare genetic disorder characterized by retarded growth, impaired libido, distinctive facial features, delayed puberty and excess fatty deposits in breast and abdominal area.
- Hemochromatosis: Excess of iron leading to problems with joints, liver, heart and pancreas.
- Hemochromatosis type 1: A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 1 is the most common form of the disorder, has an adult onset and is inherited recessively.
- Hemochromatosis type 2: A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 2 is a more severe type, has a juvenile onset and is inherited recessively.
- Hemochromatosis type 3: A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 3 has an onset that is between type 1 and type 2 and is inherited recessively.
- Hemochromatosis type 4: A rare genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. Type 4 has an adult onset but is inherited dominantly.
- Herbal Agent overdose -- Cottonseed: Cottonseed can be used as a herbal agent used to reduce male fertility in China. The herbal agent contains a chemical called gossyphol which can cause various overdose symptoms if ingested in excessive quantities.
- Hereditary Hemochromatosis: A genetic disorder where too much iron is absorbed from food and it is stored in various parts of the body which can cause damage. There are 4 types of hemochromatosis and they are distinguished by age of onset, genetic cause and type of inheritance. Some sufferers may be asymptomatic.
- Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure: Premature onset of menopause - occurs before the fourth decade -average age of onset of menopause is about 50 years of age. The condition can occur sporadically or may be inherited in a familial manner.
- Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure, familial or sporadic: A rare disorder where the ovaries fail to function prematurely. Ovarian failure can occur in the 20's or 30's. Normal ovarian failure occurs during menopause. Premature ovarian failure can be caused by a genetic mutation and can occur sporadically or in a familial pattern.
- Hyperprolactinemia: High levels of prolactin in the blood.
- Hypogonadism, isolated, hypogonadotropic: A rare condition involving a deficiency of sex hormones (leutinizing and follicle-stimulating hormone) which results in partial or complete failure of puberty.
- Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism without anosmia, X-linked: A rare X-linked disorder involving a deficiency of sex hormones (leutinizing and follicle-stimulating hormone). It is similar to Kallman syndrome but the sense of smell is preserved.
- Impotence: Difficulty starting or maintaining an erection
- Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
- Lactotroph adenoma: A benign pituitary tumor that secretes excessive prolactin which can affect the functioning of the reproductive system - testes and ovaries. The tumor may also grow large enough to compress adjacent structures such as the eye nerves.
- Libido symptoms: Change in sexual interest or sex drive.
- Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
- Loss of female libido: When a female has a loss or decrease in her sexual urges
- Loss of libido: The loss of ones sexual urges
- Loss of sex drive: The loss of ones sexual urges
- Low libido: Reduced sexual drive or desire.
- Low libido in pregnancy: Low libido in pregnancy refers to a decrease in a woman's sexual desire that may occur in pregnancy.
- Male Menopause: The gradual changes in hormone status of an ageing male relating to genital and body appearance and sexual function that has been likened to the female menopause.
- Marijuana -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Marijuana during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Marijuana abuse: Illicit depressant/hallucinogenic drug
- Menopause: End of female reproductive years
- Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
- Muckle-Wells syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by amyloidosis (protein deposits), deafness, hives and limb pain.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Painful intercourse: Pain during sexual intercourse
- Pituitary Cancer: Cancer of the pituitary gland.
- Pituitary tumors, adult: A benign or cancer tumor that develops in the tissue of the pituitary gland in adults. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a range of symptoms depending on the exact location of the tumor. Some pituitary tumors do not affect hormone production (nonfunctioning tumors).
- Postpartum thyroiditis: The occurrence of thyroiditis in a woman that occurs after the birth of a child
- Pregnancy: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
- Prolactinoma, familial: A pituitary tumor that secretes prolactin and occurs in a familial pattern of inheritance. The tumor is benign but can cause symptoms due to high prolactin levels or compression of the optic nerve.
- Reproductive toxicity -- Chlordecone (Kepone): Chlordecone (Kepone) is a suspected reproductive toxicant and exposure to it has the potential to negatively affect the human reproductive system. Chlordecone (Kepone) is used as an insecticide. The severity and nature of the adverse effect is variable and can be influenced by factors such as sex, level of exposure and individual sensitivity to the chemical. Effects on the female reproductive systems can include such things as menstrual problems, altered sexual behavior, infertility, altered puberty onset, altered length of pregnancy, lactation problems, altered menopause onset and pregnancy outcome. Effects on the male reproductive system can include such things as altered sexual behavior, altered fertility and problems with sperm shape or count.
- Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
- Sick: Feeling ill or off color
- Sleep Apnea Syndromes: Syndromes involving the cessation of breathing during sleep. Examples include obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. The condition may range from mild to severe.
- Sleep deprivation: The condition of not getting enough sleep.
- Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
- Vaginal Dryness: Lack of adequate vaginal lubrication.
- Vaginal dryness: Lack of adequate vaginal lubrication.
- XX male syndrome: A sex chromosome disorder in males which affects gonadal development and causes infertility. Males have XX chromosomes instead of the normal XY.
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