Do you know what the most common female complaint about sex is? If you guessed ‘low libido’ you would be correct. Many women tend to face this problem at some point throughout their life. Those who choose to ignore it tend to lack fulfillment in their relationships and that can spiral out of control to affect other aspects of your life as well.
Why Do You Have A Low Sex Drive?
A low sex drive is created by an imbalance of hormones in the body. This imbalance can be caused by both internal and external issues. A few examples of these reasons include:
- Sexual Problems (painful sex, inability to orgasm)
- Medications (antidepressants)
- Lifestyle Habits (poor nutrition, lack of exercise, over drinking)
- Anxiety and Stress
- Pregnancy / Breastfeeding
- Low Self-Esteem
- Lack of Connection With Partner
How Can I Get My Sex Drive Back?
You know that you lost that drive and you want it back. We have some great tips on how to rev up your sexual libido and enjoy the pleasures of sex once again.
If you find that your overly exhausted by the time you crawl in bed it may be a sign of a lack of dieting and exercise. If you are consistently eating foods that make you feel bloated or unenergetic, opt for foods that make your feel alive.
Cut out the alcohol, coffee, sugar, and processed foods. Opt for whole grains, fruits, and omega 3 amino acids. You can find those in flaxseed, chia seed, and hemp seed. These make great additives to your smoothies or salads.
If you don’t get enough exercise or physical activity in the day it can it can make you feel sluggish. This can also create a poor body image. Hit the gym a few times a week and let those endorphins fly out. You’ll be surprised at just how much extra energy you have to play between the sheets.
Try Some Natural Herbs
Herbs have always been known as a natural way to be healthier. Did you know that there are herbs that naturally heighten the female libido? There sure are! Maca, shatavari, damania, ginkgo biloba, and tribulus terrestris are a few.