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Question 1 of 10
Which herbs can help boost libido?
Maca, a sex-enhancing root passed from the Inca, is believed to increase libido and sexual function. Other libido-boosting herbs are catuaba, muirapuama and horny goat weed.
Question 2 of 10
A healthy sex life improves what part(s) of the body?
The digestive tract
Since physical love is an expression of emotional love it can help to heal the heart. What's more, research has shown that sexual activity for most people with heart disease is associated with a low risk for medical complications.
The reproductive organs
Question 3 of 10
Libido-enhancing foods include:
Chocolate contains phenylalanine, an amino acid that raises the body's endorphins, natural antidepressants and libido lifters. Other great foods include bananas, cherries, plums, cucumbers, celery and asparagus.
Question 4 of 10
Which foods are linked to frigidity and lack of interest in sex?
Saturated fat, along with highly processed foods, is linked to frigidity, difficulty reaching orgasm and lack of interest in sex. Cutting back on these foods will help revive and preserve sexual vitality and enhance overall well-being.
Question 5 of 10
Adults, on average, have sex how many times a year?
That breaks down to slightly more than once a week. Marital status and age are key influences in sexual activity. Sexual activity is 25 percent to 300 percent greater for married couples than for non-married couples, depending on age. Intercourse is also more frequent, depending on how happy the marriage is.
Question 6 of 10
Sexual dysfunction is largely which kind of problem?
Research in the last three to five years shows that impotence or sexual dysfunction is largely a physical problem. Sexual dysfunction could be a sign of cardiovascular conditions, depression, anxiety or prostate problems. It also could be an early warning sign of a heart attack.
Question 7 of 10
The best treatment for erectile dysfunction is:
Increasing physical activity
All of the above
While lifestyle changes are believed to have the biggest impact on treating erectile dysfunction, Viagra and even herbs and supplements like ginkgo biloba or L-arginine have also shown to help this common problem.
Question 8 of 10
The best way to keep the spark alive with your spouse is to:
Give small presents regularly
Offer to help your spouse with household chores
Treat your spouse as if you're dating
Planning regular dates with your spouse is a great way to keep connected with one another. Other strategies for keeping the spark alive include talking with your partner and resolving any underlying conflicts as they will spill over to the bedroom.
Eat quiet meals alone with your spouse at least twice a week
Question 9 of 10
The surest way to increase sexual activity is to:
Get a full eight hours of sleep a night
Regular exercise is the key to increasing sexual activity. It revs up hormones, flushes stress, whittles away fat and increases blood flow to the genitals.
Maintain healthy cholesterol and blood-pressure levels
Take a course in Tantric love-making techniques
Question 10 of 10
If your sexual desire is regularly greater than your spouse's, you should:
Accept the fact that your partner may need extra stimulation to become fully aroused
Refrain from deliberately heightening your level of desire
Honor your partner's sexual preconditions about lovemaking
All of the above
The reduced-desire partner also must take some responsibility. He/she should be clear and reasonable about sexual preconditions and requests and, if he/she chooses not to have sex, should say so without feeling guilty. Lastly, the lesser-desire partner can follow through when he/she does feel in the mood and note the conditions that drive his/her desire.