Why Sugar Can Wreck Your Sex Drive (Video)

Sugar can knock sex hormones out of balance

Spoonful of sugar

It’s sweet and seductive, and we often crave it. But when it comes to your sexual health, it’s not so good for you. It’s sugar.

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Sugar can knock sex hormones out of balance and make you lose your sex drive — and your ability.

Excessive sugar can also:

  • Lower testosterone
  • Reduce growth hormone production
  • Make you tired
  • Trigger stress and anxiety

Watch as Mark Hyman, MD, explains how sugar can wreak so much havoc on our love lives. He’ll explain why sugar does the damage it does to our bodies, and he’ll offer dietary suggestions for better health.

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Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD, is Director for the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, Chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine and founder of The UltraWellness Center.