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Have you ever had any procedure to lessen any prostrate swelling? I had issues after a TUIP, but I think the more common procedure is called a TURP and I expect the side effects may be similar
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no procedures. I suspect it is the Gabapentin I am taking.
I take Gabapentin as well and it most definitely affects the libido! I’m female and upon speaking with other females in my support group about this, I’ve found we all have the same issue. No sex drive whatsoever, like non-existent and we range from the ages of 23-45. In the times we have engaged in sex, it’s nearly impossible to climax. Another major side effect noted is memory loss! Especially so with short-term memory and after years of use, it starts affecting the long-term as well. I’m looking into get off of it and researching to find something natural. Of course it has to be a slow process weaning off or it can cause seizures, amongst other major issues! I’ve found Turmeric does seem to help, but needs to come from an organic source and high grade potency and good quality. It comes in a brown glass bottle and needs to be stored as such. I take it along with Vitamin E and Cod Liver Oil. For some reason it works better when used in conjunction with them. My neurosurgeon recently recommended something that is better than the Vitamin E and Cod Liver Oil combined and I’d be able to cut both out. I experimented to see if the above combination helped my nerve pain by consistently taking them for a long period of time then stopping, then back on again. I did notice a difference and it does seem to help. I have constant, chronic pain due to a spinal cord injury; which involves the nerves being completely pulled out of the rootlet. Turmeric may end up being the answer and I can do alright with just that. I believe your body is the best, natural mechanism to ward off and fight anything. Sometimes it needs a boost per se’, but we are provided with plants, animals and herbs designed to do just that!
I'm not sure if you're a patient at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. They have a wonderful "Women's Health Clinic" that could help you with this. I highly recommend Dr. Faubion (Stephanie). She is AMAZING and has helped me through some very rough times. This clinic has insight into a woman's sexual health like I have never seen before. They were/are a life saver for me.
I am a female also and am 52 years old. I have long term chronic pain from a broken back and several failed back surgeries. I suffered a severe TBI last year, Glasgow scale 4, and since waking from the coma I experienced an increased pain level. I’m on Gabapentin for 15 years. I’m looking for natural remedies and how to safely get off the Neurontin. I am not able to always correspond coherently. I wonder if the Gabapentin has something to to with that. I also am unable to climax.
I was on gabapentin/neuronton a number of years ago for severe spinal/neck pain and headaches. I’m on it now for the same thing. It definitely works, but it has its drawbacks one of them being sometimes you can’t remember what you want to say. I know I have blocks in my thought process when I’m trying to talk. It’s funny, now it doesn’t seem as bad now, as it did the first time I tried it, don’t know why. I don’t think I have the other problem you’re talking about, but it does effect nerves and makes them less sensitive. so it makes sense.
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