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6 Vitamins To Increase Sex Drive
Vitamins play vital role in improving sex drive. If you suffer from sex problems there may be vitamin deficiency in your body. Given below are 6 vitamins for men to increase sex drive.
1) Vitamin E
If you are suffering from low sex drive which has created problem in your married life it means there is deficiency of Vitamin E in your body. This vitamin is also known as sex vitamin so its deficiency means you are going to suffer from sexual problems.
In the erection state of your penis, it is bloated with blood rich with oxygen and this vitamin prevents your penis from the invasion of free radicals . Vitamin E is also a powerful antioxidant which benefits your heart to great extent thus your heart doesn’t give any trouble during your sexual act. Any person with weak heart is likely going to face problem while performing sexual act.
Vitamin E improves blood circulation and increases the level of testosterone hormone which ultimately increases your sex drive. Though nuts, wheat germ, flaxseed oil etc are good sources of Vitamin E, it is very difficult to get sufficient amount of Vitamin E from foods hence you should take its supplements. It is recommended that you should take Vitamin supplement of 400IU daily to increase sex drive.
2) Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
This is one of the most vital vitamins to increase sex drive. To perform your sexual act successfully, you need stamina and energy. Lack of energy would surely affect your sexual performance and also lower your sex drive. This is the reason why men who are too tired lose interest in sex or fail to perform their sexual act on that particular day/night.
But B1 vitamin converts carbohydrate and glucose into energy and fills your body full of energy. This vitamin is also vital for optimal nerve transmission. A man needs 1.5mg Vitamin B1 everyday for the proper functioning of all his nerves and to increase sex drive. Its deficiency develops depression, fatigue, heart related problems such as breathing problem, Beriberi etc.
These health disorders will not allow you to perform sexual act successfully. Hence you must not be deficient in B1 Vitamin. You can obtain Vitamin B1 from foods such as liver, fish, eggs, wheat germ, spinach, brown rice, mushrooms, peas etc.
3) Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
Vitamin B3 is one of the most important vitamins of B Vitamins which helps you a lot in sexual performances. Like any other vitamin, this vitamin also increases blood flow in your system and protects you from several infections. But when it comes to sex related matter, its importance is very high.
This is a vitamin which helps in making sex hormones. Without sex hormones or with low levels of sex hormones, a man can not feel the urge of sex and even if he feels it to some extent he may not achieve hard erection or he may not sustain erection for the required period. It means that he would suffer from erectile dysfunction.
Vitamin B3 helps in the production of testosterone hormone which is a male hormone responsible for almost all your sexual activities. When your testosterone hormone is high you feel very energetic and your sex drive increases. When a man grows too old his testosterone hormone goes on diminishing and this is the reason why old people lose interest in sex and do not achieve erection.
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Vitamin B3 also converts fats, proteins and carbohydrates, glucose etc into energy. Thus you do not feel tired easily at the time of your sexual act if you are not deficient in Vitamin B3. Niacin fills you with energy and boosts your sex drive.
Vitamin B3 also reduces blood sugar and thus this vitamin is very beneficial for diabetics because due to diabetes, patients lose interest in sex or suffer from sexual disorders such as erectile dysfunction, libido problem etc. But Niacin helps in treating diabetes which eventually benefits you a lot in your sexual performances. You can also use it to lower high cholesterol and get rid of obesity.
Vitamin B3 boosts your memory, cures most of your brain disorders such as depression, migraine etc and thus stimulates sexual desire in you when needed. Fishes like tuna, salmon etc; mushrooms, chicken, sea vegetables etc are good sources of Vitamin B3. But don’t take high dose of this vitamin otherwise it can cause many side effects.
4) Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxamine)
Vitamin B6 is very good for your brain. Due to emotional setback or emotional disturbances people lose interest in sex and they are unable to perform their sexual act successfully. But this vitamin is very helpful in curing emotional disorders.
It also relieves you from depression and fatigue. A depressed man suffers from low sex drive and erectile dysfunction. But this vitamin relieves depression symptoms and stress symptoms. Thus your sex drive is re-stored and you enjoy your married life to full extent. Wheat germ, walnuts, whole grains green beans etc are good sources of Vitamin B6.
5) Vitamin C
For normal level of sex drive your blood flow should be smooth in your system and your immune system should be strong. Vitamin C plays vital role in building your immune system. It also improves your immune system. Vitamin C is also needed by your body because the sex vitamin – Vitamin E works with the help of this vitamin to increase sex drive.
Your body needs many minerals such as iron etc for smooth function of your sexual organs. Vitamin C promotes the absorption of other minerals including iron. Vitamin C increases testosterone hormone and also increases the volume of sperm. When your testosterone hormone is enhanced your sex drive is automatically enhanced. Citrus fruits are rich sources of Vitamin C. You can also get Vitamin C from garlic, apples etc.
6) Vitamin D
This vitamin increases your testosterone hormone. Deficiency of Vitamin D makes your sex life cold. You may lose interest in sex due to the deficiency of this vitamin. This vitamin enhances your mood too. Sunlight, eggs, oily fish etc are good sources of Vitamin D. You should expose your body in sunlight (in the morning or in the evening) at least for 15 minutes daily to get sufficient amount of vitamin D for that day.