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Should I stop taking antidepressants if they’re affecting my sex life?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
First, examine the issue honestly. If you’re interested in sex again whereas you weren’t at all before, your libido actually has increased. If you now take 10 minutes to reach orgasm whereas in the past you took five, you and your partner can manage that. For other concerns, talk with your doctor about switching to a less-problematic medication.

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