SEX. Don't lie; that got your attention, didn't it? This is because sex and reproduction are both a natural part of our lives, which is why it is important to maintain our sexual health. However, this may be easier said than done for guys, because there are a lot of sexual health problems that can make things downright difficult for them in the bedroom.
What are the common sexual health problems for men?
Perhaps the most common bedroom problem for our guy friends is erectile dysfunction or ED, which is the inability to get or maintain an erection. ED is normally caused by poor blood flow to the penis, exhaustion or fatigue, and even anxiety. This can also be caused by another problem, inhibited sexual desire or loss of libido, which is related to low levels of the male hormone, testosterone. Another problem are ejaculation disorders, which come in three types: (1) premature ejaculation, which is ejaculation before or very soon after penetration, (2) inhibited or retarded ejaculation that makes ejaculation difficult, and (3) retrograde ejaculation, which happens when the ejaculate goes back to the bladder. Ejaculation disorders may be caused by antidepressants or psychological factors like nervousness.
What are some home remedies for sexual health problems?
A recommended home remedy for sexual problems is herbs, particularly the leaves of ginkgo biloba, chives, or arginine. Another recommended remedy is pistachios, dried dates, and almonds. One can also try natural therapies like massages and hot baths, and aromatherapy using essential oils of rose, jasmine, and lavender. Lifestyle changes like getting more exercise and eating a proper and balanced diet may also help.
What are the medicinal products for sexual health problems?
Drugs that promote blood circulation and blood vessel relaxation may treat and prevent ED. Sexual stimulants and tonics, which work like aphrodisiacs, can also lead to better performance.