By definition, libido is the sexual urge that initiates sexual activity. Libido levels are correlated with sex hormone levels in the body, which peak during adolescence and then decrease as people age. Furthermore, the daily stressors in your life might diminish your libido and render your intimacy with your spouse as dead as a doornail.
Reduced libido in women will result in painful coitus, dry vagina, poor sexual response, inability to become aroused, and lack of sexual desire.
Moreover, research indicates that individuals with adequate sleep typically exhibit elevated libido and a sensual disposition, with their chambers glowing! That gives you an excuse to sleep more now! Drugs have an impact on libido levels as well. Libido reduction has been observed as a side effect of some medications used to treat conditions including depression, high blood pressure, HIV infection, and birth control pills.
Talk to your doctor about any medications you take before having a sexual encounter with your partner, if you’re on any.
Just be sure your libido isn’t being negatively impacted by the adverse effects.
People have traditionally thought of alcohol as a sex stimulant. To what extent is this true? Is it true or just a myth? Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that alcohol boosts libido. Alcohol diminishes libido, decreases brain function, and sedates the brain. It kills the sex drive instead of enhancing it.
But why is it that drunk individuals tend to have more sex? Alcohol makes individuals more open-minded and gives them the confidence to engage in activities they normally wouldn’t, like having sex.
It also impairs the conscious mind. As previously said, an alcohol binge will cause your brain to shut down, which will lower your libido.
Thus, the next time you go to the pub hoping to be laid, remember not to push yourself, have a drink or two, and let yourself enjoy the company of the sex!
It’s essential to recognize that libido can be influenced by a combination of physical, psychological, and emotional factors. If someone is experiencing persistent issues with libido, it’s advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or a qualified therapist to address the underlying causes and explore potential solutions.
Open communication with a partner and seeking support from healthcare professionals can play a crucial role in overcoming libido-related challenges.
Content courtesy of LiShe Love & NFH Digital Team