There is an overwhelming lack of understanding when it comes to female orgasm, size of the penis, and a whole lot of other likes and dislikes. Ofcourse, you know it all about sex positions, orgasms and foreplay, but there is more to it. From how your brain reacts when you are aroused to how many Calories you Burn, here are crazy sex facts you never knew!
1. Sex does not burn as much calories as you think
Thought you could get rid of running on the treadmill and rely on a good sexual act every night to burn calories? Turns out not! Sex does burn calories, but not as much as you think. Research suggests that men burn about 100 calories while Women burn only 60 or even less. So, don’t get your hopes too high. You definitely need to work out in addition to all those pleasures.
2. Keeping yourself hydrated will increase you sex drive
Whether or not you are sexually active, it is important to keep yourself hydrated. However, you sex life also relies on how much water you drink in a day. Women who drink more water are found to have better orgasms. Now, that’s reason enough for you to down 2 litres of water everyday, isn’t it?
3. Sex can cure headaches
Yes, its true! Why not ditch those pills and get cozy with your partner? You will know what we are talking about. In fact, it is also believed that sex helps to relieve acute migraines. Try it!
4. Couples who travel together have better sex
Experts say that couples who travel together at least once a year have a better sex life than those who don’t. It gives them time off their hectic schedules and relieves them of stress, as a result of which their sex lives also improve. So, in case you need to reignite the spark in your relationship, pack your bags and head out on a trip.
5. Men’s participation in housework is related to sexual frequency
Apparently, men who help in house work like washing vessels or drying clothes get more action than those who don’t. well, what can we say- they sure know how to impress the women!
6. How your brain responds to sex
Researchers have found out that when you are aroused, different areas in the brain get activated, in response to stimulation of the vagina, cervix, clitoris and nipples.
7. The longest orgasm
Men may be dominant, but women take home the award when it comes to orgasming. Women orgasm for about 20 seconds. And this turns out to be 14 seconds longer than the man’s six second O.
8. It’s tough to pee after sex
Ever realized that? Yes, it’s tough to pee after sex. This is because your body releases antidiuretic hormone when you orgasm, which prohibits you from pooping as easily as usual. Just don’t hold it for too long, or you could risk infection. So now you know why you never have the urge to pee while you are at it.
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