Low libido may be defined as a lack of desire to unite sexually or low sex drive. This is a sexual disorder to which both men and women are susceptible. However low libido problem is more common among women than men and men take real pride in their robust sexual desires, considering it as a sign of manliness. But some men, though they would not like to admit it, do suffer from low libido. Low libido in males may or may not be associated with erection and ejaculation issues like delayed erection, weak erection, shortly spanned erection, premature ejaculation, difficulty in attaining orgasm and so on.

The causes of low sex drive in men include alcoholism, drug abuse, obesity, ailments like diabetes, Parkinson's disease, medical conditions like Hyperprolactinaemia, anemia, hypertension, high cholesterol, low levels of testosterone hormones, low dopamine levels, testicular injury, depression, stress, suppressed homosexuality, conflict with partner, medications of prostrate disorders, HIV infection, hypertension and diabetes controlling drugs, surgeries like prostectomy etc. Low libido can be distressing for both the man and his partner and may have damage the relationship altogether.

Cures for low libido in men:

1. Fix up your relationship problems with the help of a counselor.

2. Practice meditation and yoga or consult a psychotherapist to eliminate stress and depression from your life.

3. Men can go for testosterone injections and dopamine stimulating medications in case of low testosterone and dopamine levels respectively.

4. Have a free talk with your partner regarding your sexual concerns.

5. Do not smoke or drink

6. Try to get at least 6-7 hours of sleep.

7. Say no to drug addiction

8. Include ample amounts of banana, celery, nuts, eggs, avocadoes and oysters in your diet. They have libido boosting properties.

9. Herbs like sarsaparilla, Siberian Ginseng, Tribulus Terristis, horny goat weed, damiana, maca, saw palmetto etc can work amazingly in boosting male libido. Take herbal supplements containing these herbs to get rid of low libido problem. Kamdeepak capsule is an excellent herbal supplement to increase waning libido.

10. You can also prepare a wonderful libido boosting brew at home. To prepare it you have to combine 1 part of tagar, one-eighth part nutmeg, 1 part of shatavari and 1 part of vidari. Add the herbal mixture to a cup of warm milk and drink twice to get cured of low libido problem.

11. Try other home cures for low male libido. Here are some:

a. Eat an apple per day with honey to regain your lost libido.

b. Soak 10-12 almonds in water overnight. Eat them in the morning. You can also prepare an almond shake by grinding the almonds to a paste, adding the paste to glassful milk and then adding a pinch of sugar, saffron and nutmeg. It will taste yummy but at the same will pump up your libido.

c. Consume lots of dates. It is an effective libido booster.

d. Boil drumstick flowers in milk, strain and drink the soup. This is an effective cure for low libido in men

e. Generously use garlic and onions in diet.

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