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Testosterone is the hormone that controls a wide range in vital body functions in men. It is the hormone behind your stronger build and physique, aggressive behavior and sexual potency.
It also affects your mood levels and a drop in testosterone production is likely to leave little untouched in your body. Lack of energy and stamina, constant fatigue, low libido, erectile dysfunction or impotence, mood swings, weaker bones etc., are all effects and symptoms of falling testosterone levels in your body.
Typically, men begin losing testosterone once they hit 30 at about 1-1.5% a year. Factors such as chronic stress, excessive body weight, alcohol abuse and lack of exercise are some factors that can aggravate this loss of testosterone.
However, with the help of testosterone pills, you can reverse these effects by restoring your T-levels.
Synthetic or prescribed pills, however, can lead to a lot of side effects. Synthetic hormone can upset your endocrine system and lead to severe complications. Hence, they are not really advisable.
Natural testosterone pills, on the other hand, can be highly effective and safe at the same time.
Though certain herbs have been known to boost testosterone production in your body, it is not possible to have them individually. Natural testosterone pills combine them in a potent mix so that you can have them and trigger testosterone production in your body.
L-arginine is an amino acid that is an important ingredient in such pills. It not only increases testosterone production but also helps facilitate increased blood flow to the penis by ensuring muscle relaxation and dilation of blood vessels in the penis.
Tribulus Terrestris is another vital ingredient in such pills that helps your testes make more testosterone. Tongat ali or long jack also produces a similar effect. Read the rest of this entry »
You are what you eat and in terms of sexual health it’s crucial to have the right fuel, especially as you get older. It’s a fact that simple diet changes can boost low libido and here we will look at some essentials that your diet needs to contain, from the point of increasing male libido.
Before we start looking at some potent herbs to increase libido, let’s look at some deficiencies which many men have due to diet that have an adverse affect on sex drive. Here they are:
Selenium levels in many peoples diets has dropped as we move to more refined diets but it’s critical for overall sexual health.
Selenium is believed to be good for sperm motility and mobility; nearly 50% of the selenium in a man is in the testes and seminal ducts; men lose selenium in their semen.
Zinc is required for the production of the key male hormone – testosterone. The zinc content of the prostate gland and sperm is higher than in any of the other body tissues. A deficiency of zinc is associated with numerous general health and sexual problems, including sperm abnormalities and prostate cancer.
Zinc helps to maintain strong semen volume and keeps levels of testosterone of testosterone topped up; maintaining sex drive and keeping sperm healthy.
Magnesium is a trace mineral that is important for the production of sex hormones, such as androgen and estrogen and neurotransmitters that modulate the sex drive such as dopamine and norepinephrine. Read the rest of this entry »