An excessive use of alcohol can affect your sex life, and whether you’re single or in a long
term relationship, this is a problem you don’t want. When taking part in prolonged drinking
alcohol has been known to reduce sexual sensitivity in both men and women.
Men may find it difficult to get and maintain an erection, whilst women may experience reduced lubrication and
find it harder to orgasm or have orgasms that are less intense. Over time alcohol can actually lower your desire
for sex which can present problems if you are in a long-term relationship.
‘Brewer’s droop’ which is the inability to get an erection after a night of drinking is something that many people
don’t take too seriously, and may even laugh at those who have experienced it. However, heavy drinking on a
regular basis can turn ‘brewer’s droop’ into impotence.
If you’re a woman and planning on having children in the future you should be sure not to
regularly drink over the guidelines of 2-3 units of alcohol a day as studies show that women
who do take longer to get pregnant and may even suffer from menstrual and fertility