All over the world millions of people suffer from depression knowingly or unknowingly and it is a silent viper, you don’t know when it has crept up your sleeve. Depression may have devastating effects on your life and may cause annoyance to not only you, but to your family, friends, acquaintances and your partner. It may ruin your happy going marriage by affecting your activities in bed and reducing your libido which obviously will be highly unsatisfying to your partner.
What is Depression?
Depression or major depressive disorder is a very common and extremely serious medical illness that has a very profound negative effect on your feeling and other psychological and biological processes. It has a very deep effect on how you feel and how you act especially in bed. It can be mild and severe affecting your life to the degree from where it becomes almost impossible to repair. Many a times causing shattered relations and destroyed marriages.
- Constant sadness without any apparent reason
- Sudden loss of interest in activities which were your favorite once
- Weight loss or gain without any specific change in diet
- Lack of energy and always feeling tired
- Doing physical activities without purpose like pacing, turning, hand movements, slow movements and trouble in speech (all this pointed out by others)
- Difficulty in making decisions, concentrating and thinking
- Increased restlessness and worry
- Feeling guilty without any reason and prevalent purposelessness and worthlessness in your mind
- Suicidal and death thoughts
Effects of Depression on Your Sex Life
Relax! You are not the only one suffering from disrupted sex life due to depression. There are thousands of people in the world like you seeking medical help daily and improving their state and inviting happiness back in bed. Once depression has entered your bedroom and has started affecting your activities then it becomes a circle impossible to break on your own and can be tackled with medical help only. Depression may lead to a number of disorders which are highly unpleasant to you and your partner like erectile dysfunction (ED) and not reaching orgasm. The good herald here is that most of the sex related diseases caused by depression can be treated with the help of doctors.
Relation of Depression with Your Sex Life
Whenever you are stimulated, your brain with the help of neurotransmitters increases the blood flow to the sex organs. But when your brain is affected by depression, the neurotransmitters are partially damaged and the blood flow down there is not as fast and warm as required. This leads to lack of desire and problems in erection of organs leading to a mess of your sex life which may lead to break up.
Since now you are aware of the damages depression can make you go through, it is advisable to recognize the signs and seek medical apothecary before your situation becomes worse and incurable. Do not hesitate and pursue help when there is still scope of healing and bring colors back to your life.