Intimacy and Your Health

"Emotional and physical good health is important because attraction is still based on your “lower reptilian brain."

Is Your Health Interfering with
Sexual Intimacy?

Yes, both men and women suffer from low sex drive and feeding your body with food and supplements will give you more energy and help you look and feel your best. Your sex drive is largely the result of your hormones, so keeping your glandular system in balance is important. A number of factors can reduce sex drive and health, for example; fatigue is a major reason for low sex drive.

Your health can improve intimacy with your partner.

The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones to regulate metabolism, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, growth and development, tissue function, and mood.  When there is no relationship conflict, loss of desire can be a warning sign of other health issues.

The thyroid, adrenals, pancreas, and pituitary glands all play a role in your reproductive health.  Exposure to environmental toxins and Xenoestrogens is a serious problem affecting reproductive health throughout much of North Americans.

Xenoestrogen – What the heck is an Xenoestrogen?

An Xenoestrogen is an unnatural estrogen.  It enters your body from an environmental toxin that mimics the estrogen in your body.  They disrupt the endocrine system contributing to uterine fibroids, endometriosis, breast cancer, and uterine cancer in women.  In men, reduced testosterone levels, lowered sex drive, weight gain, loss of muscle tone, erectile dysfunction, prostate enlargement, prostate cancer, lowered sperm counts and infertility.

Your Health is an Important Factor

Some of information researchers have uncovered.

  • Excess weight around the abdomen is a sign of an internal health problem such as blood sugar imbalances, pancreas, adrenals, among other.  A slimmer waistline is more attractive.
    • Eliminate refined carbs, including sugar and white flour.
    • Eliminate bad fats like shortening, margarine, deep fried foods.
  • Keep a Healthy Weight
  • Get Enough Sleep
  • Stay Active with Exercise
    • If you’re laying on the couch playing games or watching TV, your brain sends the message – you don’t need as much Testosterone for muscles and bones.
  • No Need to go Overboard
    • When you are active, your brain sends the message –  you need more Testosterone.
    • A brisk 10 – 20 minute daily walk.
    • A little bit of strength training helps your muscles and bones.

Are Natural Options Available?

You can fight the effect of Xenoestrogens on your reproductive health and the ability to be attractive to your partner or potential partner.

Low Thyroid

Jack Ritchason referred to the Thyroid as the “third ovary”.   This gland could be deficient in iodine.

TS II – contains kelp plant, Irish moss plant, parsley plant, hops flower and capsicum fruit.

Three Trois – contains two species of kelp, dandelion and alfalfa.

KC X – combination of Irish moss plant, black walnut hulls, parsley herb and sarsaparilla root.

Kelp – a source of vitamins and minerals, including essential trace minerals, especially high in iodine for thethyroid gland and metabolism.

Low Testerone

Testosterone levels peak at about 30.  This hormone boosts sexual desire, sperm production, bone density, and muscle mass.  Physical causes may include cancer treatment, pituitary disorders, inflammatory diseases, being overweight, among others.  Prescription drugs may be anti-inflammatory’s, antibiotics, cholesterol-lowering medications, antidepressants, calcium channel blockers, sleeping pills and high blood pressure.

Testosterone therapy isn’t for everyone and you can try natural remedies, which do not have the risks or possible side affects medications may have.

Korean Ginseng – has long been prized in the Orient for increasing Male L”potency”.

Zinc – it is essential in regulating serum testosterone.

Potassium – aids in testosterone synthesis.

DHEA – not available in Canada is the basic building block for all reproductive hormones.  This herb used historically to enhance male sex drive and testosterone levels.

Erectile Disfunction

Arginine Plus – referred to as the “miracle molecule,” properties validated when the 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to the researchers who discovered its signalling properties within the cardiovascular system. In the body, L-arginine is converted to nitric oxide, which helps relax the blood vessels and improve blood flow. This reduces stress on the heart and helps improve circulation and maintain cardiovascular health

Blood PressureX – Cardiovascular health is the number one health concern and the leading cause of death in Canada.  Coined the “silent killer” symptoms can go unnoticed.

Adrenal Fatigue

High stress levels deplete adrenal glands. Depleted adrenal glands can result in severe fatigue, excessive emotional sensitivity, poor sleep and loss of interest in sex.  Modern lifestyle with chemical food additives, stimulants, caffeine, alcohol, work, traffic and family life can keep individuals in a constant state of stress, resulting in chronically high levels of stress hormone and adrenal gland exhaustion.

Adrenal Support – contains adaptogenic herbs in combination with supporting vitamins and minerals.  Can help increase energy levels and interest in intimacy.

Pain During Intimacy

Vaginal Dryness – Can interfere with pleasure and may be due to hormone levels.

Silver Gel – as a lubricant is very good.  Can be used should you have problems with yeast infections.  Silver Shield Gel can be applied by both partners to prevent some infections from being transferred back and forth.

Menstrual Pain, Uterine Fibroids Endometriosis – can make intimacy painful for women.

FCS II – Generally herbal remedies are quite effective for help to relieve the symptoms associated with pre- and postmenstrual syndrome (PMS).  Relief of menstrual pain or cramps.  Possible remedy for uterine fibroids.

Woman’s Moon Tea – great for relieve of menstrual pain and emotional moods.

IF-C – according to TCM, quenches the fire element and restores balance by clearing toxins. May be helpful for endometriosis.

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha contains chemicals that might help to calm the brain, improve thinking ability, decreasing pain and swelling (inflammation), lower blood pressure, and preventing the effects of aging. There are lots of uses for this herb, although we still lack enough information judge effects.  Some of the ailments associated with inflammation and blood pressure include Alzheimer’s and Arthritis.  It is used for anxiety, insomnia, tumors, tuberculosis, asthma, skin conditions, bronchitis, backache, fibromyalgia, menstrual problems, chronic liver.

In Ayurvedic, Indian, and Unani medicine, ashwagandha is described as “Indian ginseng” because of rejuvenating properties.

How Does It Work?
  • Improves learning, memory, and reaction time.
  • Helps reduce brain-cell degeneration.
  • Protects the immune system.
  • Helps combat the effects of stress.
  • Reduces anxiety and depression without causing drowsiness.
  • Stabilizes blood sugar.
  • Helps lower cholesterol.
  • Offers anti-inflammatory benefits.
  • Contains anti-malarial properties.
  • Enhances sexual potency for both men and women.

Ashwagandha, one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing, has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions, and is most well-known for its restorative benefits. In Sanskrit Ashwagandha means “the smell of a horse,” indicating that the herb imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion, and has traditionally been prescribed to help people strengthen their immune system after an illness.

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