Testosterone levels can be finicky at times. Often, they begin to lower themselves because of a disturbance in the body’s regular perceived routine. Daily habits and changes to healthy body upkeep, can affect the ways in which your body will continue pumping out higher or lower amounts of testosterone throughout your bloodstream. In order to get your regular levels of T back on track, evaluate your lifestyle to these 4 natural testosterone boosters.
Don’t Be Sleep Deprived
The body relies heavily on its ability to regularly restore natural processes. This process of restoration occurs most effectively during sleep processes; so, not gaining the minimum of eight hours of sleep a night can affect the levels of testosterone produced in your body.
In a study, men were tested for testosterone levels, sexual desire, and ease of activity based upon how much sleep they had. The men with the most sleep had the highest testosterone restoration levels during their slumber, meaning they had more present on a day to day basis.
- Set an alarm that is sure to get you out of bed at a regular time
- Go to sleep at the same time every day, like clockwork
Keep Your Blood Flowing
Often testosterone levels spike during intense physical activity. This includes playing an athletic sport for prolonged periods of time and regular sexual activity. Be sure to keep your body moving when you can. Doing these things will keep your body primed that testosterone levels continually need to be restored and fueled.
- Work out a minimum of 30 minutes per day
- Walk briskly wherever you need to go
- Try biking places if they aren’t too far out of reach
Don’t Overstress Yourself Out
When the body is exhausted, it slows the production of many natural process. This goes double when mental exhaustion plays a role. Testosterone levels often restore themselves much slower when the brain is riddled with anxiety and stress. It naturally detects the disturbance and puts its focus on destressing the body and mind. So, keep yourself calm, cool, and collected to keep up your daily renewal.
- Do calming breathing exercises
- Take time to do the things you enjoy
Add a Supplement and Review your Medications
Supplements and flavonoids serve as immediate sources of testosterone restoration. Flavonoids, specifically, are good with keeping up a good maintained level of testosterone production. So, consult a physician and try adding one to your daily vitamin routine if some of these other methods are too difficult to perform.
Another factor to keep in mind is that if you take regular medications, they could be effecting your testosterone levels. Some prescription drug ingredients, like prednisone and OxyCotin, naturally deplete testosterone during use. So, you may need to find an alternative medication if you want to maintain healthy levels of testosterone production.
Read Part 2: Night Time Testosterone-Boosting Routine