Metabolic Factors That Can Impact Libido

Being in good health is an important factor for a healthy sex drive. Because of this, women who are overweight, have high blood sugar, and more due to unhealthy lifestyle choices may experience low sexual desire satisfaction. Metabolic syndrome is one condition that may affect libido.

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that occur together to increase the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. These conditions include high blood pressure, increased blood sugar, excess fat around the waist area, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. These conditions are closely linked to being overweight, obese, and inactive.

While having one of these conditions does not necessarily mean that a person has metabolic syndrome, it does give them a greater risk of developing serious disease.

Healthy Options for Improving Libido

There are many healthy lifestyle options that can combat the risk of metabolic syndrome, including:

  • A healthy and balanced diet that is low in saturated fat
  • Exercising 30-60 minutes a day, most days of the week
  • Keeping a healthy weight for your frame
  • Continuing to follow personal medical advice for overall health

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It is important for people to take time to care for their physical health in order to live a healthy and fulfilled life, including healthy sex life. To learn more regarding metabolic factors and how they can impact libido, contact Tideline Center for Health & Aesthetics today. Our informative team of providers will be happy to assist.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the five signs of metabolic syndrome?

The five signs of metabolic syndrome include high blood pressure, excess fat around the waist, high triglyceride levels, low HDL cholesterol levels, and high blood sugar.

Does metabolism affect libido?

Unfortunately, yes. A slow metabolism has been shown to lower libido in both men and women. That being said, the opposite is also true. A higher metabolism can lead to higher libido.

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that occur together. The conditions include high blood pressure, increased blood sugar, excess fat around the waist, and unusual cholesterol and triglyceride levels. The syndrome increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

How to lose weight with metabolic syndrome?

Sticking to a diet that is low in saturated fat and exercising at least 30 minutes a day most days of the week can help those struggling with metabolic syndrome lose weight. Your doctor may also have recommendations on ways to lose weight with this condition.

Can I reverse metabolic syndrome?

Yes! You can reverse metabolic syndrome by sticking to a healthy lifestyle. You can reverse the condition by adhering to a healthy diet and exercise routine.

Can slow metabolism cause low libido?

Yes. A slow metabolism can lower your libido.

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