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Libido and Sexual Health

These supplements may affect sexual desire, satisfaction, and function/wellness.

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
Reviewed by
Examine.com Team
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Summary of Libido and Sexual Health

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

These supplements may affect various aspects of sexuality, namely sexual desire (libido), the enjoyment of sex (satisfaction), and sexual function/wellness (erections, lubrication, pain).

Supplements that affect sexuality may do so by altering the levels and signaling of hormones — testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone — related to sexual desire. They may also act indirectly through their affects on fatigue, depression, and stress or affect sexual function by enabling vasodilation in sex organs.