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Weight-Loss Surgery Can Boost Sex Life

Monday, 02 Dec 2013 08:33 AM

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It's easy to get discouraged about losing weight. But we've got a great incentive for you: a better sex life!

A recent study found that two years after obese women had bariatric surgery, many of those who lost around one-third of their pre-surgery weight reported heightened sexual responses, not to mention a better quality of life and improved hormone levels.

That helped them sustain their weight loss - or lose even more. And that, well, it's an ongoing cycle of rewards!

Guys, the sexual benefits of weight loss are just as true for you (80 percent of men with erectile dysfunction are overweight or obese). But you don't necessarily have to undergo surgery to achieve weight loss and gain these benefits.

Adopting a healthy-weight lifestyle that includes walking 10,000 steps daily, eliminating the Five Food Felons (any grain that isn't 100 percent whole, all added sugars and sugar syrups, and trans and saturated fats) and making sure you eat nine servings of fruit and vegetables a day can help you lose around one pound a week and improve your sexual health. (You'll find it easier to stick with your physical activity routine and nutritional plan if you have a pal to walk with and a foodie partner to check in with.)

Healthy weight loss will help you shed a poor body image (proven to dampen sexual desire), regain energy (you'll move around more easily, your heart functions better), and improve your self-confidence - a very appealing quality. You'll see pounds disappear, and stay off, while you get it on!

© 2013 Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D.
Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc.


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