We just stumbled across an article in Men’s Health that provides a useful framework for thinking about your sexual health. The article’s main point is that keeping yourself in good physical health can have a positive effect on your sexual health. Says Men’s Health:
“You have a built-in baromoter for your overall health: It’s called your penis. … In just the past decade, researchers have made the all-important link between sexual activity and good health. When a man’s blood vessels are healthy and “elastic,” his heart and brain are functioning well-and his erections are rock hard. … There is a powerful and unmistakable link between failing erections and common medical ailments, including obesity, high cholesterol levels, hypertension, depression, sleep disorders, diabetes, and heart disease.“
The article helpfully illustrates how your physical condition can have serious implications for your sex life.