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16 Oddball Facts About Intercourse I Never Knew

I've heard many a intercoursefact in my life, but these made for a fascinating read! From clearing up myths, to finding out the most sexually active nation on earth, these 16 oddball intercoursefacts will amuse and intrigue you in equal measure: 

 

1. Vibrators Weren't Invented For Sexual Pleasure

They were invented in the 19th century to “reduce hysteria”. The very first vibrator was steam-powered.

2. 300,000,000/1 Sperm Ratio

While the average healthy man has some 300 million sperm in just a teaspoon of semen, it takes just one sperm to fertilize a woman’s egg.

3. Women Have More of it

According to a study, women have 17% more intercoursethan men do.

4. Orgasms Lower Risk of Illness in Women

Scientific studies have shown that orgasms can lower the risk of heart disease, strokes, breast cancer and depression in women.

5. Burn Those Calories

Every 30 minutes of active intercourseburns around 200 calories in men and around 70 calories in women. 

6. Responses to intercourse are in the Brain

Sexual stimulation of different areas of the body produces arousal in different areas of the brain.

7. Wonder Why It Can Be Difficult To Go To the Bathroom Right After intercourse?

The body releases antidiuretic hormone after orgasm, which inhibits the ability to urinate.

8. Conceiving Is More Difficult Than You Think

A woman usually only releases one egg per month.

 

9. Let’s Talk About Sex

A study has found that people who talk openly about having relations actually have better sex lives than those that don’t.

10. Sexy Food

Apparently some people feel a similar sense of arousal to thinking about intercourse when thinking about food.

11. Body Image is Important

Individuals with good body image have better intercourse than those who suffer with their body image, according to a study.

12. No Pain, No Gain

A person’s ability to withstand pain is significantly higher during a state of arousal.

13. There is No Correlation Between Shoe and Penis Size

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not actually possible to estimate how well-endowed a man is by looking at his shoe size.

14. Your Nostrils Swell During Sex

Your nostrils increase in size during sex, just as breasts and genitals do due to increased blood flow.

15. Don’t Stop ‘til You Get Enough

One-third of women above the age of 80 are still sexually active.

16. Most and Least Sexually Active Nations

Greek couples have intercourse 138 times per year on average, making them the most sexually active in the world. Japanese couples are the least sexually active, having intercourse 45 times per year on average.

Content Sources: Sheknows, Dudecomedy, The Odyssey Online

 

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