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Five ways in which your weight can impair your sexual life.

For both men and women, accumulating additional fat in the body can lead to a lack of sex drive for a variety of reasons.

Obesity is linked to a slew of health problems, some of which might interfere with your sexual urge.

For both men and women, accumulating additional fat in the body can lead to a lack of sex drive for a variety of reasons.

Several studies have shown how being overweight or obese has an affect on your sexual life, ranging from erectile dysfunction to poor desire.

This, however, may not be the case for everyone. If you are not having any problems, that is great; otherwise, you should talk to your doctor to learn more about it.

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Here are five ways that your weight can influence your sexual life.

It has the potential to reduce sex drive.
Obese men and women have a lower desire to be intimate. Obesity reduces testosterone levels, which are necessary for sexual function. A person with a higher level of body fat has a higher level of a molecule called Sex Hormone Binding Globulin, or SHBG. This hormone binds to the sex hormone testosterone and decreases the desire to be intimate in both men and women.

It has the potential to reduce enjoyment.
High cholesterol and insulin resistance, much like in men, can cause artery blockage in the clitoris of women. As a result, blood flow to the vaginal area may be reduced. Lower blood flow in the sensitive part of the vaginal canal indicates less pleasure during the intimate session and more difficulty in obtaining orgasm.

Getting an erection may be more difficult.
Erectile dysfunction is a chronic illness that affects the majority of overweight men. Even if they are able to acquire a hard erection, some people find it difficult to maintain it for an extended period of time. It is primarily caused by excessive cholesterol levels and insulin resistance, which are often coupled by obesity. Both of these disorders cause the arteries in the penis to constrict, making erections more difficult to achieve.

It could limit your options.
Experimenting with your position to learn what you and your partner prefer is the key to a satisfying personal encounter. Your body weight might have a direct impact on this and limit your options. Physically fit people are better able to experiment with their position in order to pursue their desires. When you are not physically flexible, there is always the possibility of harm and physical restrictions in the bedroom.

It may appear to be a difficult task.
Intimate sex can help you feel more connected to your partner and deliver a pleasurable experience. You may not be able to enjoy the moment if you or your partner are uncomfortable with your appearance. The sole goal would be to please the other person. It would also turn the personal encounter into a chore rather than a chance to connect with your partner.


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