Chronic inflammation is at the heart of many diseases, including diabetes. Over time, inflammation triggered by diabetes can damage your blood vessels and prevent them from relaxing and functioning normally. This can result in reduced blood flow to the genitals, which affects libido and increases the risk for erectile dysfunction (ED).

Controlling and reducing inflammation can help you reignite your sexual desire and may even improve your diabetes symptoms. You can learn several ways to effectively fight diabetes-induced inflammation and reduce your risk for sexual dysfunction.

Drink more water

Water helps flush waste and toxins from your body that may be contributing to inflammation. Drinking more water is one of the easiest ways to reduce inflammation because it doesn't require any drastic lifestyle changes. Aim to drink more water throughout the day, and replace sodas, energy drinks and sugary fruit juices with clean, fresh water. Staying hydrated