Seratonin is another important brain chemical. It enhances alertness, improves mood and makes people feel cheerful. High levels of seratonin help us to handle stress, regulate appetite and give us energy.
Avoiding caffeine and other stimulants, such as cigarettes and sugary, starchy foods, will help keep your seratonin at the right level to boost libido, she said.
Emphasizing an improved sex life in anti-smoking and weight management campaigns might be an effective message.