30-Dec-2015 05:20

It fights the build up of plaque in the arteries, thereby improving circulation and increasing sensation. ‘The amount of vitamin B in the body correlates with the amount of sex hormones released.

Omega-3 fatty acids also help with sexual response by raising dopamine levels in the brain that trigger arousal. Any deficiencies can lead to lethargy and fatigue – meaning more sleep and less sex!

They also play a vital role in reducing anxiety; if you’re anxious, your sexual desire can be diminished.

They help increase energy levels and improve blood flow – both necessary for a good, healthy sex life.

“Good-quality unsaturated fats come from oily fish, eggs, nuts and seeds.

Fats are important for overcoming low libido because sex hormones (such as testosterone) are manufactured from the cholesterol contained within those foods.

The second type of exercise involves quick tightening and releasing of the muscles in the pelvic floor. Horsetail contains good amounts of silica that helps strengthen connective tissue generally in the body and also around the bladder.Shona Wilkinson, Nutritionist at Superfood, the online shopping destination for all things health and wellbeing explains ‘Regular sex can boost your immunity, improves bladder tone, brings stress relief, keeps your heart healthy, improves the quality of sleep and can even help to get rid of pain”.