Lack Of A Sex Drive? Here’s Why

Studies show one in five guys has a clinical lack of a sex drive. The good news? You can boost a low libido by avoiding a few everyday things.

By Michael Irons

lack of sex drive here's why

You’re a guy, so you already know that most guys think about sex a lot. (Though it’s a total myth that dudes think about sex every seven seconds — that’d be about 8,000 times per day assuming you’re awake for 16 hours.) But it’s also true that some guys rarely think about sex — and rarely want it. Those guys, who have a clinical lack of a sex drive, are more common than you may think.

In fact, one in five men has a lack of a sex drive. If you suspect you’re that one in five, or if you’d just like to make sure you’re in top sexual working order, check out this list of things that can obliterate your sex drive. Then avoid those things — and while you’re at it, work to boost your sex drive too.

1. Cigarettes & Booze
Smoking cigarettes constricts blood vessels, which makes it more difficult for blood to get to your crotch when it’s called upon to do so. And while booze may lead to a greater number of sexual encounters, your chances of successfully finishing them is far lower because of what scientists refer to in technical terms as “whiskey dick.” Plus, since booze is a depressant, drinking too much too often can make you feel as though you’re suffering from …

2. Depression
Depression isn’t just all in your head — it can affect your entire body, including your penis. Some potential natural remedies for depression include acupuncture, yoga, meditation, and Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B and D. You can also take a wide variety of pills to help out with depression, but it turns out you may also experience a deadened sex drive with …

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3. Prescription Medication
Meds may get your depression or lumbago under control, but many have side effects — like remorseless boner killing. Antidepressants, blood-pressure medications, antihistamines, and other types of medication have been shown in studies to kill libido. Luckily, correcting the problem may be as simple as switching the dosage or changing to a different brand.

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4. Stress
Money woes, a pile of TPS reports on your desk, the constant stress of not knowing what insanely hot woman Derek Jeter will be regularly sleeping with next. It all causes stress, which can reduce the amount of testosterone pumping through your body. So find something that relaxes you, and do it. Ironically, however, one thing that won’t relax you is having …

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ພຸດ ມຸງຄຸນ (Mon, 26 Sep 2011 07:34:58 +0000): be2
Steve Mudzokela (Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:00:53 +0000): Work on it guyz.
Matt Riffkin (Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:27:23 +0000): I don't smoke or drink, I'm not depressed, I don't take prescription meds, I'm not stressed, I don't have kids, I get enough sleep and I have a reasonable diet. I'm all set! {8-D
Omer Hayat (Sat, 04 Feb 2012 06:56:34 +0000): I stay in gym don't focus on politics. Hike on hills once in a week. Never think about drink or smoke.
Lawrie Poorter (Sun, 08 Apr 2012 03:53:27 +0000): Don't just think about it - Do it!
Marius Costi (Sat, 02 Jun 2012 19:50:24 +0000): I dónt know!
Nick Benson (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:22:36 +0000): Asking your partner to give you a full body massage and experience the feeling of tension being released as she touches various intimate parts of your body. Managing the discomfort with being touched in the intimate parts has helped many improve their body image and improve their state of anxiety during the sexual activity. More Tips To Last Longer at In Bed-- http://howtolastlongerinbednow.blogspot.in.
Denise Gunn (Sat, 02 Mar 2013 17:48:37 +0000): My partner has lost interest for the past few months. We kiss and cuddle but he doesn't want to take it further tho i make passes at him and show him i fancy him. We used to have an absolutely amazing sex life up until 6 months ago. It's very upsetting :-(
Steroids UK (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 02:59:09 +0000): low testosterone is a common cause.

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