Fantasize To Boost Your Libido


A failing sex drive can be frustrating, but there are a number of things that you can do to perform better in bed.

Expert, Susan Quilliam has come up with some effective ways, including exercising, taking a break or heading to a spa, to boost your libido.

Aerobic workouts not only improve blood flow to the sex organs but also boosts your mood. It pumps up 'feel good' brain chemicals called endorphins.

Magic of chocolates

Chocolate contains phenethylamine, a nutrient that enhances mood. It is common to eat chocolates to boost your mood if you are feeling depressed. But, little is known about its potential to produce chemicals in the brain that increases sex drive.

Salad scent
The smell of cucumber is one of the best scents to boost arousal in women.

Take a break
Too much stress increases the stress hormone cortisol. This causes male sex hormones testosterone to plummet, affecting your libido.

Get adventurous
Recent research shows that new and challenging experiences both in and outside the bedroom with your partner can boost the brain chemicals and help fuel your sex drive.

Alcoholic punch
The pleasure hormones released after drinking moderate amount of alcohol help to ease tension and fuels the release of testosterone.

Eat well

Too much saturated fat can clog arteries and prevent the blood flow from reaching the genital region. So avoid fatty foods to enjoy a good sex life.

Relax at Spa
Steam bath is known to boost blood flow and naturally increase libido.

Fantasize the act of lovemaking. There are no rules for making out, so enjoy it and go with the flow. Thinking about sex will boost your need for it.

Story first published: Monday, February 8, 2010, 11:50 [IST]

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