FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT

Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 100 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.

 Every 3rd 40-Plus Indian Suffers From Lack Of Libido due to testosterone deficiency syndrome.

Libido  is a person’s overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity. Libido is influenced by biological, psychological and social factors. Biologically, the sex hormones and associated neurotransmitters  regulate libido in humans.

Social factors, such as work and family, and internal psychological factors, such as personality and stress, can affect libido.

 Libido can also be affected by medical conditions, medications, lifestyle and relationship issues, and age.

 Every third person above 40 years in India suffers from lack of libido due to testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS), finds a study.

TDS is a real phenomenon with a prevalence of 28.99 per cent  which means that every third person above the age of 40 years is suffering from testosterone deficiency.

The study, conducted on 745 patients by a team of researchers from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, showed most commonly reported symptom by these patients was lack of energy followed by poor erection and loss of libido (decrease in sexual drive),

Results of clinical research studies has shown that there is significant co-relation between testosterone deficiency syndrome, Vitamin D deficiency, diabetes and coronary heart disease.

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