Our expert says:
Low libido may be indicative of low testosterone, but it may also be caused by other factors. Additionally, low testosterone may be indicative of a general health problem. Go to your GP and have a check up (tell him/her of your low libido). Your GP may send you for a blood test to measure your levels (they will tell you whether yours is low or not). There are medications on the market to assist if testosterone is low - food stuffs do not boost testosterone directly, but healthy diet/lifestyle can assist in reducing the 'bad' hormones which breakdown your testosterone (effectively reducing its effectiveness).
If tests come back showing that you are in good enough physical health, then you will need to look again at reasons for low libido. Relevant factors to consider include: side effects of medications/alcohol/drugs, depression, changes in the quality of relationship if you are in one, etc.
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