July 18th, 2018
What we consume and particularly what food we eat can affect our sex lives in both positive and negative ways. If you are looking to have a hot night in the bedroom, it is wise to avoid anti-aphrodisiac food. We know our libido is negatively affected by the daily stressors of life: fatigue, anxiety, and emotional distress, so it is paramount to choose foods that can help elevate our energy and mood. Some foods have an especially negative affect on a sex life. Read on to find our what foods you should avoid before having sex.
Caffeine found in coffee can be a major trigger for stress. Caffeine raises your cortisol (stress hormone levels). This distresses the body and thwarts your ability to relax. Overall, this results in a lower libidio.
Vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower are linked to our methane production. In order to digest these types of vegetables our body releases a methane bacteria which results in passing gas. This can not only cause you pain, but ruin the mood in the bedroom.
Although one might enjoy a rare steak when out to dinner with your partner, red meat can distress your digestive system. If one has a sensitive digestive system, red meat could make you feel full and legarthic.
Fruits are one of the easily digestible foods out there. Eating fruit (especially after a meal, for dessert) can result in cramping and gas due to it’s quick digestion time. These symptoms are some of the worst to have before partaking in intercourse.
Anything too salty can forestall your blood flow. Essnetially, blood flow is what makes erections and orgasm possible. If you system is overflowing with salt, your ability to reach peak erectile function or climax can be compromised.
With the help of a medical professional, you can learn more about your body and its sexual function. Consulting an expert in sexual health can provide significant gains to your sex life. Dr. Elist has over 30 years of experience helping men (and their partners) take control of their sex lives. Thousands of men from across the world have seen successful results.
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