Remember when Joey was asked to choose between food and sex. Poor guy, imagine his dilemma! Come to think of it, most people in his position would react the same way as he did. We all know sex feels amazing- but then we don’t really have a deeper understanding of how it all works. While you are caught in the throes of passion, what most of you don’t understand is your body’s reactions to it.
Scientists categorize the procedure into four distinct stages: arousal, plateau, orgasm, and resolution. Every stage manifests its own unique set of reactions. So that giddiness, the post-sex glow isn’t exactly in your head- you’ve actually provided your hormones and your body a massive exercise. And there’s a valid reason you just want to lay back for a while and just calm down while you let the reality sink in slowly.
It takes your body a little bit of time to get back normal (or as the scientists say, the resolution phase). For the ladies the good news is, for the most part, they don’t have the same prolonged resolution as men, and are up for round two pretty fast.
Your heart flutters.
You’re psyched, you feel physically active, and you need the blood to get to the regions of primary attraction, so your heartbeat spikes up to pump blood around the body, with a particular attention on the genitals. Your breathing rate will elevate as well, to support your heart you should maintain this quickened pace. In this way, sex is kind of like a workout, and it’s much more exciting than cycling outdoors or running in the rain.
Blood vessels dilate.
As your heart rate increases, your blood vessels expand or dilate, which enables more blood to circulate to those erogenous zones. More blood circulation to the genitals is the reason why a man gets an erection and a woman begins to lubricate.
Expanded blood vessels also amount to more blood getting to the skin too. That’s what behind any blushing, flushing, or warmth to the skin.
This takes place specifically those in the pelvic floor and ab and leg muscles, in preparation for the climax. Your body gets all strained before attaining the relaxation of an orgasm.
The vagina lubricates.
Blood circulation down below amps up not only the lubrication in the vagina but also swelling of the clitoris and labia. This impact can be intensified with direct physical stimulation to the area.
Blood coursing to the breasts can generally make them temporarily larger and more sensitive. Nipples may also become erect.
Never spared a thought about all this before, have you? Well, we don’t blame you and would rather encourage you to indulge in the act of pleasure. And in case you have any queries, ask a gynaecologist/sexologist from here.