What is sexual health? How important is sexual health to male individuals? What are some sexual health tips that can help male individuals in their daily life? This article explains some of the sexual tips that male individuals need. Just like physical health, sexual health is equally important. Men need to be psychologically fit to engage in sexual activities. Men are looking for better ways to increase sexual performance. An individual can use different pills to enhance sexual activities. The penis works on blood pressure hence the many veins when aroused. Men are always looking for ways to enhance their sexual actions. There are different ways of keeping the other partner happy, including solving the already existing problems. The male enhancement pills are readily available, but there are better ways to last longer in bed than pills. Some of the tips have been highlighted, including regular exercise, quitting smoking, and reducing the amount of alcohol intake. TIPS FOR MALE SEXUAL HEALTH Quit Smoking Aroesty & Kannam (2017) explained that cigarette smoking might lead to heart-related problems and high blood pressure that cause erectile dysfunction. Research shows that quitting smoking increases sexual performance and reduces erectile performance. Most men who have erection problems are smokers. Sperm quality and sperm count can also reduce due to smoking. It is recommended that men quit smoking to improve sexual health and general health. Reduce your alcohol intake Sometimes, alcohol is described as a social lubricant. A little red wine can improve blood circulation, while too much has adverse effects. Few glasses can make one loosen up and have the courage to communicate with someone you like. According to Miska-Schramm et al. (2017), after too much intake of alcohol, the body dehydrates and reduces libido, which affects the ability to have good sex. Premature ejaculation and limited orgasm are caused by loss of balance. Blood vessels can be narrowed by stimulants used and hence cause impotence. Reducing alcohol intake is the first step to improving sexual performance. An individual can replace bad drinking habits with good habits like healthy eating, and exercise can help boost sexual health. Exercise According to Hoeger et al. (2018), getting regular exercise each day can make you ready to satisfy a woman. As little as 20 minutes of sweat-breaking exercise such as swimming and running daily will improve libido and self-esteem. Exercising the muscles can help men arouse and ejaculate without much struggle. Sex is more enjoyable when one is physically active. Cardiovascular health is promoted by regular exercise, which is necessary for normal erection in men. Being physically fit can also help reduce the risk of heart diseases and improve overall health. Mental health is improved when one has regular exercise, which reduces anxiety. High blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease conditions can change the amount of blood flowing to the penis, making it difficult to maintain an erection. Men can also benefit from exercising the muscles involved in arousal and ejaculation. The following exercise may help: While urinating, stop the flow of urine. Repeat several times and learn to identify the muscles involved.When not urinating, try to contract these muscles for 10 seconds. Relax them for 10 seconds, then contract them for another 10 seconds.Repeat this cycle of contracting and relaxing 10 times each day. Eat Healthily Healthy eating does not sound like a sex tip. Treating your body with good eating habits helps the whole body, including libido. Healthy food keeps the cardiovascular system humming and reduces cholesterol. Here are some examples of food that can help achieve better blood flow. Omega 3 fatty acids; These nutrients from food ensure our bodies are maintained healthily. They help structure the body’s cell walls and help keep the heart and lungs in energy production. They can be found in olive oil, avocado, and salmon. Eggs; High in vitamin B and helps in balancing hormones. In return, this can help curb stress which restrains an erection. Vitamin B-1; This vitamin helps alert the nervous system, which sends signals from your brain to your penis. It’s found in pork, fish, and green peas. Vitamin D is found in milk, yogurt, and cheese. Men who have vitamin D deficiency have a higher risk of Erectile dysfunction. Spitz (2018) explained that chronic deficiencies in B12 can harm the nervous system hence developing short-circuiting nerves responsible for sensation and passing a message to arteries in the penis. Individuals should check their vascular health, including blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol, and a widening waist are some of the Signs that put you on the road to poor vascular health. It is advisable to check with your doctor whether the vascular system is in good shape. The penile artery supplies blood to the penis, and if not healthy, a man may not be in a position to have sex. Herbal Remedy Some herbal treatments can enhance sexual satisfaction if one is concerned about erectile dysfunction. Li et al. (2017) stated that some herbs like Tribulus Terrestre help with erectile dysfunction. It is recommended to seek medical attention first before trying any herbal remedy. Medical practitioners know the supplements and can monitor the progress of any symptoms. Herbal supplements are not regulated by official organizations and can have side effects. Thus, herbs benefit your health like Ginkgo Biloba, a natural anti-depressant, and can’t help with reduced libido. Garlic improves your blood flow, which helps you last longer in bed. Basil stimulates your senses, which improves your performance. Keep an eye on your relationship. Trouble in your relationship often leads to trouble in your bedroom. Communication lines should be open to being able to deal with issues before they escalate or explode. Mutual respect and intimacy play a big part in sex. Communication lines should be kept open to deal with any issues before escalating and exploding. Gökarıksel & Secor (2015) explained that mutual respect and intimacy play a big part in sex, so be empathetic with your partner. It is good to talk when issues related to sex create tension, worry, and anger. When a man is criticized, he feels anxious during sex leading to poor performance in bed. Focusing on the other partner’s feelings can help in addressing related challenges. Sex therapy can also help or save a relationship. Alternating pace or focusing on your partner while taking a break can make for a more enjoyable experience. Conclusion Sex is not one-way traffic. Paying attention to one another makes it a pleasurable activity. 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