The most fertile age for men is known as their twenties. This is when they have a high libido and a faster metabolism. Men experience sexual problems with age. These problems in men start in their 30s. The causes behind it can be a sedentary lifestyle and stress. However, there can be numerous reasons for experiencing these problems, including biological causes.
Founder of the Institute of Andrology and Sexual Health (IASH), Dr. Chirag Bhandari, spoke in an interview with Hindustan Times about the sexual problems faced by men in their thirties.
According to Dr. Bhandari, the most common sexual problems that men face are the following:
Erectile Dysfunction: A condition that makes it difficult to maintain an erection during sexual intercourse.
Premature Ejaculation: When men reach orgasm and ejaculate before their partner during intercourse.
Low Testosterone Levels: A condition in which the testes do not produce enough testosterone.
Low sperm count: Also known as oligozoospermia, in which men have less than 15 million sperm cells per milliliter of semen.
Increased changes of STD: A condition in which men become more susceptible to contracting sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, hepatitis, and others.
With these issues in mind, Dr. Bhandari some tips and practices for those men can help maintain their sexual well-being in their thirties. Read on to find out more:
Avoid alcohol or limit consumption
It is recommended to consume only one or two glasses of red wine per day. Excessive drinking has been linked to declining libido in men. It also has debilitating effects on the liver and intestines.
Maintain Testosterone Level
Low testosterone levels can lead to multiple health problems, such as decreased libido, hair loss, depression and memory loss. Include fish, meat, cheese and yogurt in your regular diet. It is also advisable to visit a doctor if the problem persists.
Seek professional help
Instead of viewing sexual well-being as taboo, seek medical attention if you are experiencing problems. Just like your overall well-being, this is also a situation where timely treatment is a must. Raise your awareness about sexual health and if you notice any symptoms, don’t hesitate to seek medical attention.
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Keep an eye on your sleep cycle
The recommended 6 hours of sleep per night works wonders for your overall health. Not only is it optimal for brain health, but it can also help maintain sexual well-being. A little sleep can help with testosterone production and maintain stress levels and libido health. If that’s not enough encouragement, getting a good night’s sleep can reduce the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease.
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