Ladies, these 5 habits are causing sexual problems in your partner

Updated on: 1 May 2022, 22:26 pm IST

Maintain healthy practices and help your partner to quit these 5 habits to steer clear of sexual problems.

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Here’s a list of poor habits that are dampening your sexual life. Image Courtesy: Shutterstock
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Sexual problems are on the rise more than ever before. According to stats, infertility affects approximately 10 percent to 15 percent of couples. The critical role that lifestyle factors play in developing sexual problems has recently sparked a great deal of interest. Keeping that in mind, women need to take the charge of keeping themselves healthy and keeping their partner’s sexual health in check too.

Here are 5 factors that may cause sexual health problems in your partner:

1. Drinking alcohol

Apart from harming cognitive and motor skills, drinking can also damage an individual’s reproductive health. If you or your partner indulges in excessive drinking, it can have a negative impact on your fertility levels, both directly and indirectly.

2. Smoking

It should come as no surprise that smoking has a harmful effect on sexual well-being just like overall health. This poor lifestyle habit can affect your partner’s reproductive health, resulting in health problems such as erectile dysfunction, low libido, and so on. In females, smoking is connected to reduced ovarian reserve, fertilization capacity, motility and damaged fertility.

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Plan to quit smoking for the sake of your sexual health. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. High caffeine intake

Keep a tab on your partner’s caffeine consumption. It should be limited while trying to conceive and avoided by women during pregnancy, according to experts. According to some studies, women who consume a lot of caffeine may take longer to get pregnant and have a significantly higher risk of spontaneous abortion and fetal growth restriction.

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Stop latching onto coffee or you’ll invite more sexual problems for yourself and your partner. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4.  Inappropriate sex practices

Healthy sex practices can ensure a pleasurable and safe sexual experience. Failure to consider safety, on the other hand, can result in mild to severe health complications for you and your partner. Unsafe sex practices can expose the couple to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), which can have a negative effect on both.

5. Inadequate sleep

Your partner requires proper rest in order to do daily chores and stay healthy. Sleep deprivation has been linked to hormonal issues, mental anguish, and sexual health issues such as erectile dysfunction and low libido. Poor sleep cycle can also have a direct impact on female infertility.

Dr Vinod Kumar Dr Vinod Kumar

Consultant – Reproductive Medicine, Milann Fertility & Birthing Hospital, JP Nagar, Bangalore.

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