Why do we get sleepy after making love?

sleep-after-sexOne of the great criticisms and fights we have with our women is that after a sex session, we get very sleepy and we cannot share the moments afterwards with her, such as hugs, pampering or kisses.

Now, Why do we get sleepy after having sex? It's very simple. The man's body makes a huge effort to achieve orgasm and all that energy expenditure, when relaxing, is what causes sleep.

In addition, during ejaculation, the man's brain secretes various hormones, many of them related to sexual satisfaction; But one, especially prolactin, will make a man sleepy after intercourse.

We already have the perfect excuse to give your wife if you fall asleep after having sex!

The content of the article adheres to our principles of editorial ethics. To report an error click here!.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.



  1. Responsible for the data: Miguel Ángel Gatón
  2. Purpose of the data: Control SPAM, comment management.
  3. Legitimation: Your consent
  4. Communication of the data: The data will not be communicated to third parties except by legal obligation.
  5. Data storage: Database hosted by Occentus Networks (EU)
  6. Rights: At any time you can limit, recover and delete your information.

bool (true)