Sexuality is very much influenced by alcohol. However, the effect of alcohol is strongly dose-dependent.
blood alcohol level depends on:
amounts of alcohol have a sexually stimulating effect. It is well
known that alcohol has a disinhibitory effect and thus increases
pleasure. In a report in "Sexual Medicine" it is described
that small amounts of alcohol increase testosterone levels in women,
which is accompanied by an increase in the feeling of pleasure.
who want to use the "positive" effects of alcohol, but at
the same time do not want to lose any of their sexual energy, should
limit their consumption to about 0.5 grams of alcohol per kilogram of
body weight. That means e.g. for a 75 kilogram heavy man, he should
not drink completely two quarters white wine.
a larger quantity of alcohol the pronunciation becomes "fluffy".
There are slight disturbances in coordination. Sexuality can become
more aggressive and ruthless. To reach orgasm, a stronger stimulation
is needed. Sometimes you just get tired and fall asleep prematurely.
amounts of alcohol make the movements awkward and dizzy. Women and
men have problems reaching orgasm at this stage of drunkenness. The
ability to have an erection can also suffer. It is true: the mind is
willing, but the body can no longer.
you drink a lot of alcohol, you are no longer able to think
coherently and be active. Sexuality becomes impossible, maintaining
an erection is usually impossible and an orgasm is not achieved.
one has consumed large amounts of alcohol over a longer period of
time or has reached the pathological form, i.e. alcoholism, the
desire for sex is reduced. Sexual performance can even be permanently
alcohol is not consumed regularly, the sexual disturbances and
general physical changes decrease again after the blood alcohol level
alcohol consumption causes changes in the body that lead to permanent
damage. This leads to personality, brain and nerve changes as well as
to the known liver damage (cirrhosis), diseases of the heart, etc.
becomes a minor matter, and physical performance in sexuality is
reduced or no longer present at all.
acts as a nerve poison and attacks the brain. The physical metabolism
changes due to liver damage, the interaction of the sex hormones is
out of balance.
mental disorder underlying alcoholism can also have an effect on
pleasure or potency.
the case of alcoholism, the disturbed sexuality is only a symptom.
The cause must be treated. This takes place in the difficult and very
long lasting therapy of alcoholism. In the first place is the insight
of the affected person to be alcoholic.
on the therapy can be obtained from the Anonymous Alcoholics or from
your family doctor. Alcohol is a drug that is not only addictive to
the mind, but also to the body. It is therefore advisable to take a
detox after the detoxification of the body.
The withdrawal symptoms can be alleviated by medication. Psychological care, which must also include the partner, is the basis for any other therapy. Often sexual problems are also solved if the addiction is treated successfully.
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