Although sexuality and sexual desire are very much neurological in nature, that doesn't mean you should ignore your body. Your body, after all, is the one that's doing the physical end of things. So if you're not taking care of yourself, your sex life could be affected. But, luckily, there are ways to get back on track. And, sometimes it's as simple as making sure you're getting all the nutrients you need.
"In Chinese medicine, all health, including sexual health comes down to a healthy balance between Yin and Yang energies," Dr. Lyndsay von Miller DACM L.Ac., doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, tells Bustle. "So when you go into see your Acupuncturist or Chinese Herbalist complaining about not feeling sexy or wanting to boost your libido, we are going to look at what your imbalance is, give you a diagnosis, and then use needles, herbs, and lifestyle adjustments to help bring you back into balance."
Between eating certain foods that keep your sexual health in a happy balance and focusing on your Yin and Yang energies, you can make steps to getting your sex life back on track.
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