5 things that are killing your sex life

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You don’t get enough sleep

Sleep is essential for your sex life. Depleted energy means you’re less likely to be in the mood. You need to make and keep a date with your bed and you’ll soon want to make a date with your partner. According to a 2015 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, women who get more sleep actually have higher levels of sexual desire and experience better arousal the next day.

You don’t drink enough water

We all know that water is essential to keep our bodies hydrated, so not drinking enough water can cause vaginal dryness, which leads to painful sex and makes orgasm harder to achieve. Drink 8 glasses of water daily to help with dehydration.

Eating unhealthy food

Eating junk food can kill your sex drive since they can increase or decrease your testosterone and estrogen levels, which play a huge role in keeping a healthy libido.

You drink and smoke

Drinking too much alcohol, smoking, and using other drugs can lower your sex drive. Research published in the Journal of Sex Medicine showed that nicotine can lead to a drop in libido. Meanwhile, drugs like heroin can inhibit orgasm for both men and women and have a negative impact on your sex drive.

You watch too much porn

Watching too much porn and masturbating too much may cause excess release of dopamine. Eventually, this may make it more difficult for your brain to respond to sexual cues from your partner, and you'll find it hard to be turned on without watching porn on.                                                                                                                                                                                     



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