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2. Tricyclic Antidepressants

Although SSRIs are now more common, some doctors still prescribe tricyclic antidepressants. They can treat both depression and nerve pain associated with shingles. However, tricyclic antidepressants can wreak havoc on your libido. A study from the University of California, San Diego, reveals these antidepressants have an even greater impact on the libidos of women. In contrast, SSRIs are more likely to dampen sexual feelings in men.

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