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Umpteen number of research and studies regarding loss of libido or more aptly, best ways to increase libido in men or women have only left both the genders in a dilemma. We have tried to dispel the prevailing confusion with respect to low sex drive in this article.
Low Sex Drive: Complex Causes
In the event of loss of libido, people are advised to increase the intake of several medications, or natural herbs that have the ability to enhance sexual desire thereby increasing libido. Moreover, it is not uncommon to observe dubious and misleading information regarding ‘magical ways to increase libido’ scattered in the cyber world. Many herbs or sex enhancing preparations contain high levels of steroids or male hormones that are dangerous in many cases. People experiencing lack of sex drive must understand that there is no magic trick to cure the problem of lack of sexual drive. A holistic approach towards sexual well being can only reduce issues related to lack of libido. Digging deeper into the matter, we have to take a look at the causes of lack of sexual drive. If medical health issues like erectile dysfunction, male menopause in men and menopause in women are responsible for diminished desire to copulate, it is quite understandable. Medical issues related to low sexual health like loss of libido can be treated by expert medical assistance. Women experiencing severe issues of libido can go for testosterone hormone therapy to get back to normal sex life. However, several studies by sexologists and psychologists have proved that loss of libido is not just due to physical problems. There are hosts of emotional issues that can lead to loss of sexual interest amongst partners. Poor intimacy, or fear of intimacy, often results in emotional separation that invariably results in loss of interest in sex. Moreover, either of the partners may have some psychological issues that can gradually kill sex drive. To deal with libido related health issues a two pronged approach works the best. This means people experiencing libido problems must simultaneously get treatment for both psychological and biological reasons, if at all both are causing the trouble. Read the rest of this entry »
Digestion is a biological process by which the complex molecules of food substances are broken down into simple ones so that valuable nutrients present in them can readily get absorbed into your body. As long as the digestive system is functioning normally, your child is healthy. Any abnormality in its functioning can lead to some minor or major digestive problems in children. Small children are prone to them mainly because their overall digestive system is not very matured.
Common Digestive Problems in Children
Digestive problems in children are triggered by wrong foods, wrong eating habits, infection, exposure to toxins and so on. The most common among them are given below:
Constipation: In this condition, children have infrequent bowel movements. Its symptoms are hard stools which are difficult to pass. Stool withholding, lack of fiber in diet, side effects of medicines are the most common causes of constipation. Constipation in children can be relieved and regular bowel movements is restored by including lots of fiber-rich foods in their diet.
Diarrhea: Diarrhea in children is mostly triggered by bacterial or viral infection. It can be a symptom of an undetected disease of the digestive system. It is identified with watery stools 3 or more number of times in a day, abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, dehydration, etc. Diarrhea can be acute or chronic. In acute cases, these symptoms last for one or two days. On the other hand, chronic diarrhea is more serious and persist for several days. Here the treatment involves replenishment of lost fluids with the help of rehydrating solution and avoiding all such foods that causes stomach irritation.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): This can be described as abnormal functioning of the bowel. Due to this abnormality, the intestines fail to contract properly to promote bowel movements. As a result, one gets diarrhea and constipation alternately. Irritable bowel syndrome makes the intestine highly sensitive towards gas and causes abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, etc. Irritable bowel syndrome in children cannot be cured completely, but its symptoms can be checked with the help of suitable medicines and dietary changes.
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome: This can be described as a sudden bout of excessive vomiting that last for a few hours or days. It tends to recur after a short period of time. Read the rest of this entry »