How to Cure Sexual Dysfunction - Gain More Satisfaction

Social IssuesSexuality

  • Author Bryanlen Gillespie
  • Published June 1, 2009
  • Word count 499

Sexual dysfunction is the inability to engage in sexual activity (it is also the loss of sexual desire); this problem affects both men & women.

Causes Of Sexual Dysfunction In Men And Women

Sexual dysfunction in men and women can be caused by any of the following:

• Age – sexual dysfunction usually occurs in men and women as they grow older. However, the number of young people who suffer from sexual dysfunction is also on the increase.

• Stress

• Medical conditions – i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease

• Certain medications – i.e. anti-depressants

• Alcohol

• Recreational drugs - these drugs have been known to cause sexual dysfunction if used over a long period of time.

• Emotional issues

• Smoking

• Neurological disorders

• Weight gain (obesity)

• Menopause – women who have reached the age of menopause usually experience sexual dysfunction.

Remedies For Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction can be cured using any of the following natural methods:-

  1. Zinc

Eat foods rich in zinc because the lack or insufficient amount of zinc mineral in the body can lead to sexual dysfunction. For example, oysters and unripe plantain are very rich in zinc. You can also take zinc supplements too.

  1. Ashwagandha

This is an Indian herb which known to increase sexual desire, stamina and energy.

  1. Fo-Ti

This is a Chinese herb also referred to as "he shou wu," it is known to cure sexual dysfunction.

  1. Damiana

This herb can be found growing on the soil of Mexico and the southern part of the USA. It is known as an aphrodisiac by the natives of Mexico and has been used (by both men and women) in order to boost sexual desire.

  1. Muira Puama

Muira Puama is a Brazilian tree that is used as an aphrodisiac because of its potent ingredient that has been used to treat sexual dysfunction since time immemorial.

  1. Tongkat Ali

Tongkat Ali is a tree which can be found growing on Malaysian, Indonesian and Thailand soil; it is also referred to as "Asian Viagra" because is treats male impotency effectively.

  1. Life Style Changes

Bad habits such as drinking, smoking and eating "junk food" should be stopped! Because an unhealthy life style is one of the factors that affect sexual performance – try as much as possible to eat healthy meals and include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. It is true that bad habits cannot be stopped just like that; but think about it, do you want your health and sex life to suffer?

  1. Horny Goat Weed

This is a Chinese weed known to increase sexual desire because of its very potent aphrodisiac properties.

  1. Tribulus Terrestris

This herb has been used for centuries by the Chinese and Indian medicine practioners; it is known to improve sexual performance.

There are also surgical procedures that can be done to treat sexual dysfunction but most people prefer to use herbs instead. Please note, before embarking on herbal treatment, be sure to ascertain that you are not allergic to any of the herb(s) you have decided to use.

You may be interested in reading Premature Ejaculation Treatment and How to Treat Erectile Dysfunction. Also read about Libido in Men

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