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How To Increase Sex Drive In Men Naturally?

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How To Increase Sex Drive In Men Naturally?

Your sex drive is tied to physical, psychological, and emotional factors. If you’re looking to boost your sex drive, there are natural ways to influence all of these factors. A healthy diet can be easily supplemented with some natural aphrodisiacs, like figs and dark chocolate, as well as a variety of herbal supplements. Staying active and managing stress will help control the psychological factors that can lead to a loss of sex drive. Finally, if you’re in a relationship, communicating openly with your partner can also reduce the problem.

Start taking yohimbe to improve sexual performance. This herb (also marketed as yohimbine) is an FDA-approved supplement that has been called the "herbal Viagra." It can increase sexual performance and drive by stimulating blood flow to improve erectile function, and by boosting your stamina. Look for yohimbe at a health store.

  • Follow the dosing instructions included with the supplement. Studies have shown benefits from taking a 20 mg dose when needed, but different brands may suggest alternative dose amounts.
  • While taking yohimbe, avoid cheese, red wine, and liver. These foods are high in a substance called tyramine which can cause high blood pressure when combined with yohimbe.
  • If you are taking antidepressant medications, talk to a doctor before taking yohimbe.

Take Safed musli for a testosterone-like effect. Safed musli is an herb traditionally used to treat sexual problems. Studies have shown that it has a tesosterone-like effect in rats, increasing their sexual performance and activity rate. You should be able to find safe musli supplements online or at many health stores.

  • Studies of the effects of safed musli on rats used dosages of about 200mg per kg (2.2 lbs) of body weight. Check your supplement's instructions for exact human dosing recommendations.
  • Keep in mind that safed musli's effects in humans haven't been fully researched. The supplement may or may not be as effective for humans. safed musli may interact with other medications you are taking, or impact other medical conditions, so it is important to talk to your doctor before taking it.

Use ginseng to improve blood flow. Ginseng is another herb that has traditionally been used to treat sexual problems. Studies of its effects in animals suggest that there may be some truth to these traditional recommendations. Ginseng contains antioxidants and can improve cardiovascular (heart) function. This effect can increase blood flow and erectile function, stimulating your sex drive overall.

  • Ginseng is a very common supplement. You should be able to find it wherever dietary supplements are found.
  • Make sure to follow the daily dosing instructions provided with your supplement. Doses will vary based on the type of ginseng, but you may need to take it several times a day.
  • Ginseng impacts blood flow and heart function. This means it's important to talk to your doctor before using the supplement if you have any heart issues or take heart/blood medications.

Take a saffron supplement to potentially improve erectile function. Saffron has long been used as a natural way to treat erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems. Studies show that saffron may be effective in rats, but it is not clear that it has these effects in humans. Look for saffron wherever herbal supplements are sold. Try the daily dose (generally 30mg, divided in two) recommended by the supplement's instructions, and see if it helps improve your sexual performance or drive.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, avoiding using saffron, since consuming amounts more than what is normally used in food (5g) can cause contractions. Other side effects of saffron are unknown.
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