Low sex drive is a serious concern, linked to a range of under-diagnosed sexual desire disorders, including:
This is extremely common in men, but it’s also something few want to discuss. Many men feel that their “virility” is closely tied to their manhood and if they no longer have a desire to have sex, there must be a problem with them and their masculinity.
There’s a common idea that real men “want it” all the time, however it turns out that there may be many underlying reasons as to why a man may have a decreased desire to have sex. NovaGenix has helped hundreds of patients suffering from sexual dysfunction with great results.
Decreased libido can be rooted in a physical or psychological issue. Often, it's a mix of both.
Some of the physical issues that may cause a low libido in men include:
Some of the psychological issues include:
Guy with zero interest in sex often have low testosterone. If you think you might have low T and want to get tested for it, you can rest easy knowing that the diagnosis process is simple.
It’s usually not just one issue that causes low libido for men. Given the variety of potential causes, treatments may vary but can include:
The following can help you improve your libido:
Alcohol, cigarettes, and illegal drugs can all have a negative impact on your libido. You should also talk to your doctor about changing any medications that may be contributing to the issue.
TRT is a common and effective solution to low libido. It can help:
This creates a cascading effect on both men and their partners as the man is more confident and their partner becomes more aroused by them. This leads to sex becoming more frequent and enjoyable as a result.
You’ll want to speak with an experienced, licensed physician to undergo treatment.
Medication can help if depression is lowering your sex drive, but many antidepressants actually reduce libido further, so it’s important to discuss all medications you take with the doctor to help determine potential causes and solutions for your situation.
Low libido could also indicate the need for a man to have a closer connection with their partner. It often helps to talk through these difficult issues with a licensed and experienced therapist. Some men start therapy alone but eventually decide to bring their partner. Being able to share their experiences and desires is an important part of moving forward with treatment.
Having better sex might increase a person’s desire to have sex, helping to increase their libido. In most cases, a man can improve their sexual relationship by taking extra time to improve their love making.
This could mean:
There are many things that men can do to improve their relationships outside the bedroom as well:
Meeting with a counselor is a great way to learn techniques that may help rekindle your romantic interest in one another.
It’s also useful to take into account your partner’s needs. If you’re in a relationship with a woman, she may have her own reasons for low libido.
For women, foreplay is an extremely important part of sex and determining factor in their overall sexual satisfaction. Based on studies performed in 2017, very few women can climax without external touching and foreplay. In fact, only around 18% of females can reach orgasm from just having intercourse, whereas 33.6% of women reported that stimulating the clitoris is needed in order for them to reach orgasm.
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