A glass of wine or a cocktail can help us relax and feel sexy, but it probably doesn’t really improve our sex life. Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant and it dehydrates our bodies so it not only inhibits respiration, circulation, and the sensitivity of our nerve endings, all of which are important for arousal and organism, it also decreases the volume of blood men need for erection and women need for lubrication. As an aphrodisiac, one or two drinks can help us overcome sexual inhibitions, but large amounts of alcohol or long-term use can result in fewer erections and delayed ejaculation for men and vaginal dryness for women.

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