Lack of libido or no desire of sexual activity is affecting up to one in five men today. If you are facing issues with your sexual drive you may be suffering from low libido. 

While there are endless medicines and alternate therapies available that claim to fix this issue, one of the safest and sure ways is by correcting your diet and eating habits that help increase the drive naturally. Yes, it’s correct, people don’t pay attention to what and how they eat or drink that can contribute to low libido and loss of sex drive. So before jumping on quick remedies available in the market, learn and educate yourself and begin by eating right.

Low libido can occur due to variety of reasons:

  • Low testosterone
  • Prescription medicines
  • Little or too much exercise
  • Alcohol and drug use
  • Depression
  • Stress

Symptoms of low sexual desire include:

  •  Lack of sexual desire
  • Distress due to lack of sexual thoughts or desire
  • Frustration
  • Lack of getting aroused
  • Thinning of hair
  • Unwanted body fat

How Is It Treated?

As I mentioned above, food is a natural healer that can bring back your sex drive in it’s own way. Since one of the reasons for lack of libido is low testosterone levels and stress contributing factors, your diet should include food groups that contribute to testosterone build up and help relieve stress. Five tips that can help put you on the right path:

  • Healthy food choices rich in testosterone
  • Regular mid-level exercises
  • Minimum of 7 hours of sleep
  • Avoid alcohol consumption
  • Ways to reduce stress

CLICK HERE to learn exact food groups that help in promoting testosterone in your body and naturally lead to healthy sex drive.

Dr. Anjali Hooda Sangwan is MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine, and has done her fellowship in Obesity and Clinical. She is currently working as a consultant in Consultant at FORTIS C-DOC, B-16, Chirag Enclave, New Delhi.

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