Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

While I’m beginning to feel like pot is being lauded as a “wonder drug” that cures all things, this was interesting in looking at the correlation between marijuana and sexual frequency. What do you think? Is the increased frequency a result of using the drug, or are people using the drug more likely to have increased frequency?

Your brain on marijuana 01:39 (CNN)In the movie “Annie Hall,” the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her and helps get her in the mood for sex — even though her boyfriend claims it cheapens the experience. Although there’s a difference […]

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  1. Kim Lee

    It is a weird time to discuss this issue as a Christian and therapist. In some circles of mine there is a regular use and acceptance growing. Yet in othe close circles there remains complete vitriol as if the drug is like cocaine and heroine. I think it’s similar to alcohol and depending on your state alcohol can increase or decrease libido. And the same amount can have different effects on the same person at different times. Where do you stand Dr Mike?

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