I am a civil servant in my mid 40s. I have been under a prolonged period of stress, which seems to have diminished my s3x drive. I recently read that stress can affect a person’s s3xual drive. What can I do to counteract stress and improve my s3x drive.
Joseph (by SMS)
You are not alone in your concern. A diminished interest in s3x is one of many symptoms that can develop as a result of increased psychological stress, and studies show that a decreased s3x drive is a common complaint in people who have stressful jobs and work long hours. Fortunately, taking steps to manage your stress can help you regain some of your lost s3xual energy. Stress management is a highly individual practice, and each person must choose the stress control techniques that work best for them. However, stress control methods most often include a combination of exercise, relaxation techniques (deep breathing or meditation exercises), adhering to a regular sleep cycle, and proper nutrition. Exercise releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural stress-fighting hormones, so any type of physical exercise is a good stress control measure.