Too Much Exercise Can Lower Sex Drive: Study

Too Much Exercise Can Lower Sex Drive: Study

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Men who exercise intensely may have a lower libido than men who exercise moderately or lightly, a new study warns. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill surveyed 1,100 men aged 18 and
25 Feb 2017 - General
This is an interesting finding though it is worthy to mention that the outcome measure used is self-reported. Theoretically speaking, high levels of cortisol could decrease libido as mentioned in the article. From a clinical standpoint , I am concerned that experiencing decreased libido with regular, intense exercise could be a red flag for overtraining syndrome. Overtraining syndrome is experienced when one trains excessively and the body responds negatively to the stress imposed. Fatigue is th...
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