Reasons Why your Sex Life has Fizzled Out

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:May 19, 2014

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Have a poor sex and wondering why it happened to you after all the passionate moments you shared with your partner? There are reasons for everything and here are the top possible reasons that might have ruined your otherwise happy sex life.
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    Sexually Broke

    Sex life doesn't stay at the apex however it also doesn't have to be completely lost. There are always some reasons behind a poor sex life. Here are the top reasons that might have ruined your sex life. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Stress is the most common and ruthless killer of an otherwise happy sex life. Stress from work, relationships or financial troubles might be the reason behind your poor sex life. Do a thorough analysis of the situation and if you feel that it is actually the stress taking a toll on your sex life, do something to manage the stress. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Do you often find yourself lost in negative thoughts and emotions for hours? If you are usually sad these days and have completely forgotten about sex and intimacy with your partner, it is the depression that has ruined your sex life. Talk to your partner or see a doctor to get out of this depressed mode. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Feeling too tired all the time is an inevitable consequence of lack of sleep. It is one of the biggest killers of sex drive as it gives you fatigue and reduces the libido. Try to balance your life and get ample sleep for a better sex life. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Find it hard to maintain erection since your number of cigarettes smoked daily has gone up? Smoking adds some toxic substances to your bloodstreams. Smoking adds toxic substances to your blood streams which may result in the hardening of arteries causing high blood pressure. The high blood pressure can cause erectile dysfunction and ruin your sex life. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Alcohol abuse can damage your overall health as well stamina in bed. It can also reduce the production of important vitamins, hormones and cholesterol which are necessary for the production of testosterone. Less testosterone and lesser stamina means poor sex life. Keep a check on your alcohol intake to enjoy a happy sex life. Image COurtesy: Getty Images

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    Poor fitness caused due to a disease or obesity also affects your bedroom performance. You need to be fit to enjoy a healthy sex life. Lose some weight and get physically fit to have an active sex life. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction in men is a common reason for poor sex life. ED, a medical condition, causes restricted flow of blood to the penis making it difficult to retain a satisfactory erection. Consult your doctor to get the ED problem fixed so that you can again enjoy your cozy moments. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Relationship Problems

    If you are going through a tough phase in your relationship with your partner then it could also be the main reason behind your poor sex life. Negative feeling about your partner or relationship can stop you from even trying to get intimate. Work on your relationship and solve all the problems to get things back to normal. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Busy Schedules

    Hectic routines and tiring office hours can also leave you with no energy left for sex. You need to take out some time for one of the most important parts of your life, the sex life. If you find it hard to manage things alone, talk to your partner to arrange your day in a better way so that at the end of the day both of you have the time and energy for sex. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Medications such as antidepressants, antihistamines, blood pressure drugs, oral contraceptives, anti-HIV drugs, synthetic progesterone-medroxyprogesterone, finasteride or chemotherapy can have negative effects on your sex life. Ask your doctor to change your medication if you experience a drop in your libido while taking the medicine. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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