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Sexual Health: These 6 Health Issue May Demolish Your Sex Life

“Food is like sex. When you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good.”

In a relationship, sex is not an activity but a responsibility also which need to do properly for your partner. In fact, sex is one fundamental part of life for many reasons in any devoted relationship. Sex is good for the individual’s emotional well-being, but also for the overall wellness of the relationship. Sexual fulfillment is closely correlated with the overall quality of life. It is ultimately all about friendship, pleasure, and sexual expression. Intercourse has many positive thinkers, physical, emotional and social benefits. Whether this is a long-term relationship or one that’s just starting, sex is an important thing to consider for your overall health. When we talk about the health issue, sex might not be the first thing comes on our mind. However, with health issues that stick around for a long period of time, you should think about their impacts on your sex life. Most chronic ailments can affect your sex life in some way.

We are here with a list of the most common infirmities:

1. Vascular diseases

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Each disorder that interferes with the blood flow to the genital area can head to sexual dysfunction and interferes with healthy sex life. Accordingly, diseases related to the blood vessels like hypertension and hardening of the arteries can affect blood flow and cause erectile dysfunction in men and insufficient greasing in women.


2. Menopause

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Hormonal changes and regulation are essential in women to maintain sexual desire. And, menopause is that phase of life where the hormonal levels begin to fluctuate drastically causing problems like loss of sexual desire, reduced the frequency of sexual activity and increased pain during sex. But these problems can be solved with proper counseling and treatment.


3. Back pain

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Back pain doesn’t undeviatingly impact your sexual function but indirectly it is one of the main problems contributing to the lowered regularity of sex. Problems with the spine like herniated disc and spinal stenosis can be really painful and can interfere greatly with your ability to have sex. A survey revealed that around 61% of respondents admitting from back pain avoided having sex. So, if your back pain is in the beginning stages and does not indicate a deeper problem, better keep your spine active and flexible with yoga or some form of activity.


4. Diabetes

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Uncontrolled sugar levels in the blood can lead to several complications and sexual dysfunction is one of them. Statistics show that 60-70% of all men with diabetes experience erectile problems during their lifetime. That’s because diabetes affects the flow of blood to the penis. Additionally, diabetes also causes nerve-related problems. As a result, the nerves controlling the erection do not receive appropriate signals.


5. Anemia

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Anemia might not pose a great problem to your sex life, but it causes weakness and can lower your sexual activities. In men, anemia can lead to lowered sexual desire as well as erection problems. Compared to other problems, this one can be easily corrected with minor changes in lifestyle.


6. Depression

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Generally, it does not count with any chronic disease but this can be a huge issue for any relation whether of sex or not. You need a normal working brain for comfort sex, you need to have sexual desire. Since all desires originate in the brain, if something goes wrong with the brain signaling mechanism that controls sexual desire, you might face sexual dysfunction. This is exactly what happens with people who face chronic stress and clinical depression. The worst part is that some antidepressants that are prescribed for overcoming depression can also kill sexual wishes.


Sex is a huge part of the human experience and there’s no point in missing out on sex life if all you need is a treatment for your problems. The lift you will get from a satisfying session under the sheets with the person you love will transfer over into all other areas of your life. Make time for these intimate, connecting moments, if you are carrying any sexual issue, see a doc.

You are worth it, and so is the person you love.

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