Sperm contains sleeping pills – and 14 more little-known facts about sex
There are three main facts about sex that are familiar to everyone: it is pleasurable, it can lead to pregnancy, and it contributes to the spread of certain infections. But that is not all. Here are 15 rather unusual facts about sex – many of which will definitely surprise you.
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Besides humans, the only two creatures on the planet who enjoy sex are bonobos (pygmy chimpanzees) and dolphins.
Many people use a headache as an excuse to not have sex. In fact, sex, on the contrary, only helps to get rid of it. An intimate act helps to reduce pressure in the vessels of the brain and improve well-being.
The average female orgasm lasts 20 seconds. And it is 14 seconds longer than men.
According to a study conducted by scientists at New York University, male semen contains substances that help overcome depression. They have a sedative and hypnotic effect, and also improve mood and establish a strong emotional connection with a partner.
There are cases when, during childbirth, women experienced the most powerful orgasm in their lives.
Studies have shown that 85% of men who died during sex from a myocardial infarction were cheating on their wives at that moment. Hmm, something to think about…
Greeks have sex an average of 138 times a year, topping the global sexual activity chart. In last place were the Japanese – they indulge in passion only 45 times a year.
During orgasm, the heart rate in both men and women can reach 140 beats per minute. At another time, with such a pulse, you would have to call an ambulance.
According to one of the most beautiful women of the 20th century, actress Marilyn Monroe, she never experienced an orgasm with any of her three husbands and numerous lovers.
It is now a vibrator – one of the popular sex toys. And in the nineteenth century, the device was used to treat hysteria in women – in fact, for this purpose it was invented.
To reproduce the entire current population of the Earth, there is enough sperm that can fit in an aspirin capsule.
In the Aztec culture, avocados were considered such a powerful aphrodisiac that virgins were not even allowed to touch them.
Chocolate contains phenylethylamine. In the body, this substance is responsible for sexual attraction and love at first sight.
The earliest image of a man using a condom during sex is painted on a cave wall in France. According to some sources, it is about 12-15 thousand years old.
During World War I, members of the British Foreign Office’s Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) used semen as invisible ink. Over time, such an unusual method had to be abandoned due to the unpleasant smell that the messages exuded.