Sex can definitely be messy and complicated. Did you know that your brain is running like a second open computer tab at the same time your body is? Your brain actually has to do a lot more work during sex than you may realize.
Here are a few Things Sex Does To Your Brain’!
Disclaimer: This video is for informative purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you are struggling.
We also made a video on how sex affects your mental health:
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What Is Libido? Defining Sexual Desire” by S. Nicole Lane (October 30th, 2021) www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-libido-5084040
Serotonin vs. Dopamine – What Are the Differences?” by Olivia Guy-Evans (September 14th, 2021) www.simplypsychology.org/serotonin-vs-dopamine.html
What to Know About Oxytocin Hormone” by Dan Brennan, MD (June 11th, 2021) www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/what-to-know-about-oxytocin
What To Know Postcoital Dysphoria” by Dan Brennan, MD (June 11th, 2021) www.webmd.com/sex/what-to-know-postcoital-dysphoria
The Relationship Between Sex and Sleep” by Eric Suni (March 11th, 2022) www.sleepfoundation.org/physical-health/sex-sleep