Low Sexual Desire in Men

It didn’t make sense to him. After all, he was a guy. Wasn’t he supposed to want sex all the time? In his teens and twenties, he thought about it constantly. When he first married Bonnie, it was still exciting. They liked to have sex in different places, like the laundry room or the back yard. Those were the good old days.

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Morning Erections

The lack of a morning erection isn’t necessarily a concern. Sometimes, men wake up at different points in a sleep cycle, when an erection isn’t occurring.

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The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Male Enhancement

The ingredients in sexual enhancement products can be problematic as well. For example, some products for erectile dysfunction (ED – the inability to get or maintain an erection) use the same active ingredient that can be found in prescription ED drugs, like Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis. Or, the products may include an analogue – a chemical compound that is similar to the prescription ingredient, but not exactly. Supplements may contain more of the active ingredient than prescriptions do. Sometimes, supplement manufacturers do not list all the ingredients on the label.

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Sex and Anxiety

We often talk about the role of the brain during sexual activity. While the genitals may seem more involved with the “action,” the brain is a great coordinator. It takes in sexual stimuli (like a provocative smile or a touch), processes them, and sends messages to the genitals to start getting ready, either through erection or vaginal lubrication.

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