Sexual health stats, facts, and figures from the year that was
Like most years, 2019 has probably had its fair share of ups and downs.
But if like many Kiwi men you’ve found it’s been more ‘down’ than ‘up’, so to speak, you’re not alone. As we’ve covered in our posts this year, issues in the bedroom are as common as the reasons are diverse.
So before we move into the New Year, we thought it was worth looking back on the year that was and bringing you a roundup of some of the most interesting men’s health facts, stats, and bedroom figures we explored in 2019.
From libido-boosting diets to stress-related performance problems, here are our top five:
1. The average erection requires 130mls of blood
Back in March we looked at the role water plays in keeping you at peak performance.
We told you that the body’s ability to pump blood to where it’s most needed - including to your manhood - greatly depends on your hydration levels. With the standard erection requiring 130mls of blood (or just shy of four shot glasses), staying hydrated couldn’t be more important!
It’s easy to become dehydrated during the summer months, so aim to keep up with the recommended 8 - 10 glasses per day. It’s a simple, effective way to stay healthy.
Plus, it’s free!
Check out our ‘11 Ways Water Can Improve Your Bedroom Performance’ post for more on the top ten ways water can help you improve your overall health and sexual performance.
2. 50% of Kiwi men over 40 suffer erectile dysfunction
When we say ‘you’re not alone’, we’re not just being kind.
It’s the truth!
In July we highlighted the fact that half of all New Zealand men over the age of 40 suffer from symptoms associated with erectile dysfunction, with only 5% of men ever actually seeking help.
If you’re one of them, chances are your confidence has taken a bit of a beating.
Thankfully, erectile dysfunction doesn’t have to go untreated. By taking better care of your health with the right diet, exercise, and natural supplements you can restore your self-esteem and ensure you’re feeling your best both in and out of the bedroom.
Find out why TESTO® is the go-to supplement for reigniting your sexual performance in our post ‘TESTO® vs Herbal Ignite Review - Which Libido Supplement Is Best?’.
3. Korean Ginseng improves ED by 60%
Who knew this humble herb could do so much?
If you caught up on our post in August, now you do!
Korean Ginseng - which grows at higher altitudes throughout Asia - has long been used in a variety of alternative medicines. Nowadays, it’s one of TESTO®'s active ingredients thanks to its ability to help reignite the passion between the sheets including satisfaction, girth, fertility, libido, and penile rigidity.
Keep reading our ‘The Many Health Benefits Of Korean Ginseng’ post to find out how this ancient medicine can also improve inflammation, cognitive function, and energy levels.
4. 70% of erectile dysfunction patients have underlying health issues
High-pressure environments, personal struggles and relationships can all take their toll on your health…
...no matter how tough you think you are.
But did you know that these factors also affect your performance in the bedroom?
As we explored in May, living a healthy lifestyle including getting more exercise and eating well are all effective ways to boost your overall health, reduce stress, and improve your mood and performance both in and out of the bedroom.
Uncover more great ways to reduce your stress and cortisol levels while giving your libido a boost with the rest of our ‘Stressed? Lower Your Cortisol Levels, Naturally’ blog post.
5. Fenugreek improves sperm count in 85% of patients
Listen up, men!
According to studies, the worldwide sperm count is on the decline.
Numerous factors including smoking, weight, alcohol, age, drugs, and even certain medications can all affect your sperm count. If you're planning on starting a family, your health - as well as the health of your child - are dependant on the health of your swimmers!
As we found back in September, it just so happens that Fenugreek - ancient healing herb and superfood - has an important role to play in improving sperm count. A 12-week study showed that Fenugreek increased the sperm count in 85% of those men taking part in the study.
It also eases the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, boosts libido, and improves performance!
Explore the other exciting benefits that Fenugreek has to offer with the rest of our “Fenugreek: Ancient Healing Herb and Superfood“ blog post.
That’s a wrap on 2019
As you can see, we’ve explored a range of exciting men’s health topics throughout the year, with more than a few great tips, tricks, and interesting statistics all about improving your performance as well as your body’s overall health and well-being.
Feel free to read through, catch up, and get informed as we prepare to keep you performing at your best throughout the new year with TESTO®'s powerful erectile support supplement as well as more great knowledge and advice.