Have you lost the desire for intimacy with your spouse? This can happen sometimes in relationships. Life gets in the way. Relationships go through stages. Things can get complicated. But having a healthy intimate relationship is important. The good news is that there are some natural ways to improve your libido.

Natural Ways to Improve Libido

Have a date night to reignite that spark. Get out of those sweats, get dressed up, and go out on the town and have a good time!

Resolve any relationship issues. Make sure the lines of communication are open.

Exercise regularly. This will help you maintain a healthy body weight, as well as release those feel-good endorphins and reduces stress. 

Get a good night’s sleep. Fatigue can negatively affect libido.

Eat a nutritious diet of organic fruits and vegetables.

Certain foods can help set the mood, such as strawberries, oysters, and chocolate. 

Limit your alcohol intake and avoid smoking.

Check the side effects of any prescription medications you are taking. Drugs such as birth control pills, blood pressure medications, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications can dampen your sex drive.

Make sure you have healthy, optimal hormone levels. A decline in both women’s hormones and men’s hormones can affect libido. 

Take natural supplements to enhance libido such as Maca Root for both women and men, and NEO40 and L-Arginine for men.

Maca Root

Maca is a root grown in the Andes and has been used for many years to help both men and women regulate hormone production. Maca is used as a food supplement and also for its medicinal properties. (1) Maca root has been found helpful for improving libido in both men and women. It enhances fertility, libido and sexual function, especially in men.

Scientific evidence shows that maca has nutritional, energizer, and fertility-enhancer properties, and it acts on sexual dysfunctions, osteoporosis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, memory and learning, and protects skin against ultraviolet radiation. Clinical trials showed efficacy of maca on sexual dysfunctions as well as increasing sperm count and motility. (1) 

Research studies also demonstrate that Maca Root may alleviate antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women. (2)

Nitric Oxide

Nitric Oxide (NO) is produced naturally by your body. It is synthesized from arginine and oxygen and acts as a vasodilator and mediator of cell communication. Nitric oxide promotes the dilation of blood vessels, and controls blood flow to the tissues.

Your body naturally produces nitric oxide in your youth. By age 40, nitric oxide production slows drastically, negatively impacting your circulatory and cardiovascular health.

NEO40

Formulated by a team of scientists and researchers and backed by clinical trials, NEO40 has been proven to support nitric oxide production in the body, which is critical to a healthy cardiovascular system. It may encourage normal, healthy circulation, supports cardiovasuclar health and regulates blood pressure levels. Research results suggest that nitric oxide is essential for the expression of normal libido. (3)

L-Arginine

L-Arginine is an essential amino acid that is necessary for both heart and immune health. It enhances sexual function in men. It improves blood flow and promotes cardiovascular health. Its effects include reduction in the risk of vascular and heart diseases and reduction in erectile dysfunction. (4)

It's never too late to take steps to turn your love life around!

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Research
1. Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands
2. A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Maca Root as Treatment for Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction in Women
3. Reduction in Libido and Fertility of Male Rats by Administration of the Nitric Oxide (NO) Synthase Inhibitor N-Nitro-L-Arginine Methyl Ester
4. Anti-Aging Effects of L-Arginine