What are Libido Enhancers?
Libido is a common expression, synonym of sexual desire or sexual drive. Libido can also be classified as the urge to copulate, which for most animals and all humans occur through sex.
Sexual libido in humans can be affected due to different factors. Some psychological factors can be stress, anxiety, and depression. Most commonly: physical factors, such us hormonal disbalances and weight gain which decrease sexual libido in very drastically ways.
Fortunately, nowadays there are many libido enhancers available in the market. However, due to the high popularity of this products, and the lack of education on the matter, many people may find themselves purchasing products which may not work for them or do not work at all.
To find the right product, or look for the correct treatment, it is important to first understand what is causing the decrease in your sexual libido. If a certain product can be used for the condition, detailed research on the product should be the next step.
Why do people lack or loose their sexual libidos?
As mentioned above, both psychological and physical factors can affect a person’s sexual libido. People experiencing psychological factors that are interfering with their sexual libidos are usually in the need for psychological assistance or council.
Depression, anxiety, and stress are common characteristics of people who may be experiencing a drop of libido due to psychological factors. Your counselor may help you determine what is causing these problems, and may also help you find a way to decrease or avoid them. Depression, anxiety and stress are conditions which cause distress in our systems and create a disbalance which interfere with our sexual system, and other important systems as well (heart, digestive). But, it can also be backwards.
Yes, it is important to know, that anxiety, stress, and depression, are also characteristics of people who go through drastic hormonal changes, so is the case for example of pregnant woman, and women experiencing menopause or PMS. On the other hand, men do experience hormonal drops as well, but are not as commonly recognized. This usually happens in their 40’s and 50’s when it is sometimes referred to as male menopause. These hormonal changes also may also lead to depression, anxiety, and stress, so it can become a circle.
It is also important to be aware that because hormonal changes are not as drastic or severe for men as they are for women, they are also more difficult to recognize. That is why it is very important to be aware that they do occur, because just as it works for women, there are many treatments and supplements available that can aid your body in the natural production of its hormones and in return also help increase your sexual libido.
What to look for and avoid when looking for Libido Enhancers information and products
The lack of sexual libido is a very common problem which unfortunately is still for many people very hard to talk about. This unfortunate taboo creates a lack of education which affects people in seeking the help they need as well as in the availability on information on the subject and the products or treatments.
The internet is nowadays a very handy tool to use when searching for products, but it may also be the lead to wrong information. The best way will always be to talk to your doctor and determine what is causing the problem. An endocrinology test may be required to determine whether you are experiencing hormonal problems. If this is the case your doctor may prescribe medication, or you may start researching yourself for alternative natural treatments and supplements to aid your system.
When researching online make sure you go to reliable websites: universities, government, and organizations are the perfect way to start.
If you go to companies who carry a specific product, make sure the company is reliable. Most reliable companies will present seals like the BBB reliability program seal, or other agency’s seals which back a company’s reputation. Make sure their seal work (click on them), and contact the company prior to making a purchase with all your questions, if you have any.
When searching for a specific product make sure the product is reliable as well, look for forums and people who have tried the product before. If it is a supplement, try to look for organic products which contain no pesticides. Ask the company about side effects, usage, and product contents. Nowadays, internet contact systems are provided in most internet company. Even though is a little impersonal it is also a great way for you to ask all the questions you may have in mind without worries, especially for being such a personal issue. Make sure you get a satisfactory answer. Avoid companies which do not offer clear and specific information on their products, as most reliable companies will have ample information on the products as well as research, articles, and plenty of content which cover the topic of the product for sale.
What are some of the most popular libido enhancers?
Viagra is a drug which directly affects circulation to help men achieve an erection. It is prescribed for cases of impotency rather than for increasing sexual libido.
Also used as an alternative treatment for erectile dysfunction (unproven). Unfortunately side effects do include high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, insomnia, and anxiety.
Honey Goat Weed
This is an aphrodisiac which increases libido in men and women, and helps improve erectile function in men. Also known as Epimedium or Yin Yang Huo, it holds an important place in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is gaining popularity around the world.
Tribulus is a product that has been known to improve sexual desire while increasing natural testosterone production in men.
Maca is a root, which overall affects the endocrine system (the system in charge of producing hormones). As a result of aiding the body in balancing its hormones, it increases sexual libido in both men and women, and also help abate other hormonal related issues such us skin problems, menopausal symptoms, and mild depression.