Low libido is considered as something when sexual desire is less or diminished. The definition also varies as per the satisfaction level of a patient of his own sexual needs. In a lot of population of men, sexual desire issues affect only some of them. Libido is mainly connected to the brain and hormonal phenomenon. Sexual needs requires normal level of testosterone in the blood as well as an attraction for the partner.

Symptoms of low libido

The person who has less desire for sexual activity would never want to come up in the sexual relationship. If its initiated, low libido can itself present as the inability to attain the erection. If the person is getting any symptoms of erectile dysfunction without any symptoms of sex in the past and adequate nocturnal erection, the issue is most probably related to psychology and the problem is not the erection. It is also imperative to specify if the low libido has happened recently or an individual always feels the same way.

What factors lead to low sex drive in men?

Various causes have been found that result in diminished sexual desires in men. These are:

  • Depression
  • Alcohol intake
  • Fatigue
  • Systematic illness
  • Medicines
  • Stress
  • Sexual disorder
  • Little or no time for self
  • The problem in a relationship
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Deficiency in Testosterone
  • Sexual abuse history

Risk factors related to low libido

Some of the health-related risk factors in men for low libido are as follows:

  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Age factor
  • Consumption of drugs
  • Malnourishment
  • Medications that lower testosterone

In case you are suffering from low libido issue, make sure to connect with a sexologist right away!