When was the last time you and your partner engaged in some activities between the sheets? If it’s taking you a while to remember, then you may have entered a dry spell. It’s not uncommon to be in a dry spell and it can be more common the older you and your partner are. But instead of accepting your sexless life, you can still very much enjoy an active sex life. The key is to put in a little bit of effort to get in the mood.
The good news is that it doesn’t take much to boost your libido. In fact, we have a few surprising ways that can help boost your libido without taking pills. Why not give some of them a try and reignite that old flame?
Surprising Ways to Boost Your Libido
Consume dark chocolate: There are several health benefits surrounding the consumption of dark chocolate, one of them being its aphrodisiac qualities. Dark chocolate is high in tryptophan, which increases the secretion of serotonin and boosts your libido.
Yohimbine supplements: These supplements have been used as a natural treatment for sexual dysfunction, as it encourages muscle relaxation. Clinical studies are still small, so speak to your doctor prior to beginning any supplements.
Reduce alcohol intake: Too much alcohol can sabotage your libido by desensitizing sensations, limit blood circulation, and making you incredibly tired. After one glass of alcohol, head up to the bedroom. The more you drink, the worse your performance will be.
Stay hydrated: Dehydration is a mood killer and can lead to headaches, vaginal dryness, and fatigue. Therefore, staying hydrated can combat these mood killers along with keeping you healthy overall.
Ginseng: Known as a natural aphrodisiac, it is also believed to boost libido. This is because the properties in ginseng can increase blood flow, sexual performance, and sperm quality.
Have more sex: Okay, so starting to have sex in the first place is hard enough, but the more sex you have, the more sex you will continue to have. This is because when you have sex, feel-good hormones are released, which keep you in a good mood.
Exercise: Exercise provides several benefits that can boost your libido. For starters, it can make your heart strong, which is necessary for healthy blood flow. Second, it makes you look good, which boosts your self-confidence. Lastly, it increases your endurance, which is an equally important aspect of sex.
Take a trip, learn something new: Sometimes boosting your libido requires taking a trip, going on an adventure, or learning something new. These things create feelings of excitement and newness which can trigger libido.