Posted by: Dr Pano Kroko Churchill | June 11, 2015

FEMALE VIAGRA …

FEMALE VIAGRA …

EXPLAINED…

Viagra does not affect the desire for sex in men, it just helps with the hydraulics. The drug boosts blood flow to the genitals so men can get and sustain an erection.

Pretty Basic Medicine. Direct and to the Point.

Yet the female libido drug that passed muster at a US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel this week will not live up to the “female Viagra” hype it’s been getting.

The new drug, Flibanserin, is designed to alter women’s brain chemistry over time to help increase sex drive. Unlike Viagra, it does not spark an immediate physical change in the body.

Flibanserin is designed to address chronically low sexual desire in woman that causes distress. The condition is distinct from fluctuations of sexual desire that occur naturally over time.

Exactly how many women experience it has been hard to pin down—one study suggests as many as one in three women, although the pharmaceutical company producing the drug told the FDA advisory panel that about 7 percent of premenopausal women have the condition, according to The New York Times.

Women with the condition may still enjoy sex when they are having it but typically do not have the desire to engage in sex in the first place.

Whereas Viagra is a little blue pill men would take directly before sex to help direct that blood flow — Flibanserin needs to be taken daily.

Over time it can affect two neurotransmitters in the brain and that may help influence libido.

Exactly how Flibanserin restores desire, however, is murky. The drug acts to increase the neurotransmitter dopamine—a chemical that modulates motivation and reward—by binding with dopamine receptors.

It also suppresses serotonin—a neurochemical linked to appetite and feelings of fulfilment or satiety—by acting on serotonin receptors.

Yours,
Dr Kroko

PS:

MAKING NEW DRUGS ISN’T EASY.

EXPLAINING THEM IS EVEN HARDER.

APPARENTLY ALL THE SCIENCE WORLD,

MISSED THE MARK ON THI ONE.

Just thought You might want to know about this.


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