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Bremelanotide Peptide

Injections for Sexual Dysfunction

Bremelanotide Austin Family Medicine

Have you lost your spark in the bedroom and struggle to be intimate with your partner? Does a low sex drive affect your relationship and happiness, and cause you serious distress? If so, it’s possible that you’re suffering from hypoactive sexual desire disorder, a form of sexual dysfunction experienced by as many as 12% of women and 5% of men in the U.S. Luckily, there is a solution, in the form of peptide Bremelanotide.

Understanding the Symptoms of HSDD

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, also known as HSDD, is form of sexual dysfunction which causes a long term disinterest in sex. People with HSDD are likely to have a very low libido and feel completely unreceptive to advances made by their partner, despite being happy within their relationship. Of course, it’s not unusual to feel uninterested in sex from time to time, but when low libido results in an individual feeling very unhappy or distressed, that is when a diagnosis of HSDD is more likely.

It’s unclear exactly what causes HSDD. For some, it may be as a result of hormonal changes in the body, particularly for women going through the menopause. Conditions such as hypothyroidism and diabetes may also contribute to the problem, as can certain medications. It is also believed that emotional and mental health issues can lead to HSDD, with conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety being the most problematic.

What we do know about HSDD is that it is in itself an psychological issue. Unlike some other sexual dysfunctions such as erectile dysfunction (which is frequently caused by preexisting health conditions which make it difficult to achieve and maintain an erection, even when individuals feel desire to have sex) or vaginismus (which causes the vaginal muscles to contract, making penetrative sex painful or impossible), HSDD doesn’t necessarily involve physical symptoms which prevent sex. Instead, it causes a severe lack of desire for sex.

Why Bremelanotide can Help HSDD

Many treatments for sexual dysfunction tend to work on the cardiovascular system to stimulate a physical reaction. Drugs like Viagra, for example, work to increase blood flow in order to stimulate an erection. The peptide Bremelanotide instead works directly on the brain to increase libido, which is exactly what is needed to alleviate HSDD.

First discovered during tests of the tanning peptide Melanotan, Bremelanotide has been proven to increase sexual arousal in both men and women, and increase the rate of erections in men. It can increase the frequency at which individuals feel the desire to have sex, and can significantly improve the symptoms of HSDD.

Administration and Safety of Bremelanotide

Bremelanotide is, much like Melanotan, administered via injection into the skin. It can be self-administered, although patients are shown how to do this safely and correctly before injecting themselves at home. Usually, we advise administering it whenever it is desired, as the libido enhancing effects are usually noticed after around 45 minutes.

Extensive clinical studies have been performed on Bremelanotide and it has been found to be a very safe medication. As with most pharmaceuticals there is a risk of side effects, although with this particular drug they are very mild. Some patients may experience some mild nausea and flushing of the skin on the face. In rare cases it may also increase blood pressure. Aside from this, it poses no risk of serious adverse effects.

Arrange a Consultation for Bremelanotide Injections

If you’re feeling distressed by your lack of sex drive and think you may be suffering from HSDD, Bremelanotide could be a highly effective solution. Get in touch to arrange a consultation with a physician to discuss the possibility of undergoing this promising treatment.