10+ Fascinating Sex Facts

by LiLi Taylor November 12, 2021 2 min read

Hey, there are quite a few fascinating facts about sex that go unnoticed simply because few like to talk about it. STIs, condoms, the art of the female orgasm -- here are 10+ sexual truths that are sure to fascinate, entertain, and, of course, educate you.

How many of these did you actually know?

  1. We automatically perceive people who smell good as more attractive.
  2. Ginger stimulates feelings of excitement in relation to sex. Ginger increases your heart rate, gets your blood flowing, and gets you excited for the night ahead.
  3. According to a study, men feel more emotional pain after a breakup than women.
  4. It’s official: This study shows that men and womencannotbe just friends.
  5. Sperm has a tightening effect on the skin, so some people consider it an antiaging treatment.
  6. For men who lack sleep, they are more likely to think women want to have sex with them. This is not a joke.
  7. People who are into kinkier sex may be psychologically healthier.
  8. Endorphins released during sexual activity create a euphoria similar to opioid drug use.
  9. Some people feel the same level of arousal when they think about food as when they are having sex.
  10. After ovulation, a female's egg is fertile for 24 to 48 hours, and a man's sperm can live 48 hours inside a female. Do the math, and be careful. There have been documented cases of live sperm discovered eight days after sex.
  11. Having sex at least twice a week almost halved the risk of heart disease in men, according to a 2010 study.
  12. The black raspberry is one of the foods that boost your sex drive. In addition to improving endurance and libido, this phytochemical-rich food boosts libido. Oysters contain zinc, which is essential to testosterone production and healthy sperm. Watermelon contains citrulline amino acid, good for the cardiovascular system and to help relax the blood vessels that increase your sex drive.
  13. A study found that good sex triggers the region of the brain associated with falling in love.
  14. Shaving your pubic area increases your chances of spreading an STI.
  15. Being well hydrated leads to better orgasms.Because the body is mostly fluid, being hydrated enhances people’s ability to achieve orgasm.