Do you ever feel like you don’t have time to have sex? Are you exhausted, or has your sex drive just seemed to disappear? Did you know that testosterone isn’t the only thing that creates libido? Still, testosterone plays a vital role, and the way you’re living may is possibly affecting your T. Guess what guys, irritable male syndrome, IMS, is a real thing and it is the result of low testosterone levels. Low T can cause IMS, low sex drive, high rates of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other things. Low T can also increase your chance of death. The lower a male’s T levels are, the higher the mortality rate is.
So, after all those frightening facts, are you aware of where your T levels? If you are experiencing irritable male syndrome, weight gain, muscle loss, male pattern baldness, changes in your sex drive or fatigue, please visit your doctor and get tested to find the root of the issue. Although hormone replacement can be an option, there are several steps that you can take to help rehab your sex drive, testosterone levels, and any other symptoms of T deficiency.
Belly fat is a testosterone killer. A theory for this is that fat cells contain aromatase, and this can turn your testosterone into estrogen. Now, don’t freak out, you naturally have estrogen in your body, belly fat is not turning you into a woman. Unfortunately, weight gain almost always leads to low T levels, which makes you gain more weight, so it is a never ending circle that you must break. If you can break this circle, weight loss can help to naturally raise your T levels.
Get plenty of sleep
If you are not getting enough sleep, it can lead to lower testosterone levels. Make sure that you are getting at least eight hours of sleep a night. Yes, sometimes this doesn’t happen, but you really need to make sure you are getting enough sleep for your overall health.
There are many toxins that can harm your testicles. These include phthalates and parabens. These are found in many individual care products like shaving cream and lotions. BPA in plastic bottles can disturb the production of many hormones, this includes testosterone. Make sure that you are buying reusable and renewable products. You should also use stainless steel and reusable bottles to help stay away from BPA. Plus it helps the environment!
Stress is one of the major reason for low T. Essentially, many of your hormones are interconnected and this can lead to stress affected your T levels. Stress can increase the production of cortisol in your body, which leaves no less room for testosterone production. Stress can also create enzymes that breakdown the testosterone in the body. If you start to relax, you will be better able to naturally raise your T levels. Take 10 minutes of your day to relax. Don’t think about what you have to do tomorrow, just take the time to relax in whatever way that you prefer.
Eat fish oil
You should avoid statin drugs. These drugs have a negative impact your metabolism and can lower your T levels. Cholesterol is a building block for your steroid hormones, which become testosterone. If you start eating more fish oil, it can help to lower inflammation and can help to produce healthy cholesterol that will eventually become testosterone. Fish oil can also help to breakdown proteins that bind together testosterone leaving more available for you.
Take vitamins seriously
You should be taking A and E vitamins, zinc supplements, and selenium. Although we eat many foods that are rich in minerals, we still need to supplement ourselves. If you are looking to add more zinc or selenium to your diet, try eating more shellfish. If you are looking to add vitamin A, eat carrots or kale. If you are looking to add vitamin E, eat almonds or sunflower seeds. You can also just buy supplements in your local pharmacy.
Spend some time in the sunshine
Get your vitamin D. The male reproductive tract needs vitamin D, and what’s the best way to get it? The sun of course! There are also vitamin D supplements that are available to buy, if you are not able to get into the sun often enough. If you aren’t sure if you are getting enough vitamin D, get tested to see if your levels are low. Also make sure that you get out in the sunshine for around 15 minutes out of the day.
Try eating more chocolate
Chocolate promotes the release of different hormones in your body. It can also release serotonin, the feel good hormone, into your body. This can also help you in the bedroom, feed your partner chocolate. The science behind chocolate is not sound, but it still definitely creates a psychological effect in the body.
Even if you are having T level problems, staying confident can help tremendously. The way you feel about yourself can affect the way you are in the bedroom. If you are feeling down about your low T levels, make sure that your emotions are not also going down as it can severely affect you in the bedroom. Don’t think about your flaws, think about your attributes.
Don’t drink as much
When it comes to meeting someone, you never want to be too drunk. Basically, you can help yourself by not hindering yourself. If you can keep to only a couple beers or a glass of wine, you will more likely be successful in the bedroom, even with low T levels. Plus these drinks can put you at ease as long as you don’t drink too much.
When it comes to low T levels there are a few natural remedies, but you should go get tested by a doctor. If you are concerned, but are not sure, you really need to talk to your physician. It is okay to try these natural remedies first, but make sure that you are not putting your health at risk by not talking to a professional.