How Your Sex Drive Is Influenced By Hormones, Diet, and Lifestyle

Episode 642 15m


Numerous factors can contribute to low sex drive and erectile dysfunction. What we eat and how we live also have an instrumental impact on our hormones. A high-sugar, refined-carbohydrate diet, caffeine, stress, hormones in the food supply, and estrogen-like toxins from pesticides, plastics, and pollution can all throw your hormones out of whack.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I am talking all about sex drive: the role hormones play, surprising things that kill your sex drive, and strategies you can implement today to boost it.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: All your sex hormones are made from fat. They're made from cholesterol in fact. The building block for all sex hormones is cholesterol. Hey everybody, it's Dr. Mark Hyman. Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy. That's Farmacy with an F, a place for conversations that matter. And today we have a special feature called Health Bites, where I'm bringing you little steps that can improve your health over time. Today we're going to talk about sex and sex drive and what messes it up and how to increase it. So listen up. This is a topic that's interesting to all of us. First, I want to just say the biggest killer of sex drive is something you might..

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Ep. 642 - How Your Sex Drive Is Influenced By Hormones, Diet, and Lifestyle