Published On: Thu, Apr 7th, 2011

Rampant sexual side effects from using legal drugs

Rampant Sexual

Side Effects

From Using Legal Drugs

By Nathan Batalion, PhD, naturopath, Triathlete

(Healingtalks) Are your medications depleting your sexual drive and inhibiting your passions? You are not alone. There is a silent sexual dysfunction epidemic in America

A Silent Sexual Dysfunction Epidemic

Tens of  millions Americans  take antidepressant drugs and research shows that more than a third see their sexual drives depleted. .

This loss of sexual desires does not just apply to taking antidepressants!

When we consider all the different  drugs Americans take that could lead to sexual dysfunction, it’s no wonder that about 40 million Americans experience sexless and unfulfilled marriages – and often not knowing that the drugs they are taking are the cause

Changing Sexual Approaches  

One major remedy is to change your approaches to sex.  You can put your body through the basic motions of sexual expression and the mind and hormonal reactions will follow. Foreplay is essential, a kind of sexual warm-up to generate arousal. Mental stimulation plays a huge role and developing new routines helps.

Herbal Supplements to Increase Sexual Drive

  • Ashwaghanda- Ayurvedic equivalent to ginseng which helps sexual arousal. It is also used to  treat impotency and infertility.
  • Ginko Biloba- known to help with arousal
  • Gentian- A tonic which supports all organs of the body.
  • Muira Puama-  An Amazon herb that increases libido and sexual potency.

here are some fruits and vegetables which also stimulate libido:

Vegetarian Foods to Increase Libido

Celery
This food has  androsterone, an odorless hormone which turns women on.

Bananas
Bananas contain the bromelain enzyme, known to raise libido and reverse impotency.

Avocado
Contains vitamin B6  which helps hormone production in men and women

Nuts
Source of essential fatty acids which help to build hormones.

Mangoes, peaches and strawberries
Source of anti-oxidants to keep one youthful.

Figs
Thought to increase sexual stamina.

Garlic
Has allicin which helps to  increases blood flow to sexual organs, thus increasing libido.

Chocolate

Well known sexual stimulant which stimulates the good feelings of “being in love.”

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