We all want the men in our lives to eat healthy. But if they are over
doing it on the soy products, the may be under doing it you know where.
The bean may be a great meat substitute, but it is a potent male
anti-aphrodisiac. It contains phytoestrogens, which compete with the
male sex hormone. It can can cause sexual disfunction and fertility
issues, and in the long-term, male breast growth and facial and body
hair loss. We don't need to go into how that may put a strain on
someone's sex life.
Soothing foods, such as this classic staple, may warm up your tummy and
even aid in sleep. But Glassman explains the cozy feeling they stir up
is caused by a release in serotonin, a hormone that fights stress, but
definitely lowers the libido. Note: Though it may be obvious, stress is a
libido inhibitor as well. When undergoing high levels of stress, the
female body converts progesterone, (the precursor molecule to
testosterone), into cortisol (the body's stress hormone), instead of
hormones that make you crave sex. So try and find stress relief in a
form other than hot oats-you know what the say about a good...
This root herb has been long praised for its calming effect on the body
(usually in the form of tea). But while that may be great to reduce
stress, it can backfire in the bedroom. Licorice contains the active
ingredient glycyrrhetinic acid, which reduces cortisol levels and leads
to lowered testosterone. "Switch out that licorice tea for hot cup of
ginseng," suggests Pasquella. "It has been shown to ramp up the effect
of dopamine on the brain and even helps facilitate erections."