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Know These 7 Side Effects of Sex Before Getting into the Act!

Know These 7 Side Effects of Sex Before Getting into the Act!

Too much of anything is a bad thing and the best way to live life is to follow the golden rule - to stay on the median. Learn how to enjoy things by making sure there are no harmful consequences that you will regret later. However, with intercourse, even if it is not overdone, there could be side-effects of sex that seem a little weird but you should totally not freak out about them because trust us, they're completely normal.

1. You want it more and more

Yes, one side effect of sex is that it can get rather addictive because well, it not only brings you closer to your partner but because it also, literally, makes a person happy. Sexual intercourse releases endorphins or “the feel-good hormones”. Basically, you’re just making yourself happy. So don’t worry about liking sex a little too much. 1 Side effects of having sex

2. You fall asleep almost immediately

Sexual intercouse brings about some serious exercising as your body is constantly making movements. Also, sex decreases a person’s stress levels. So, it comes as no surprise that one falls asleep, quite easily right after. Even mid conversation for some, but it's still a totally normal thing!

3. Queefs happen

Queefs, also known as vaginal farts, are a very common phenomenon. When air gets inside a woman’s vagina, it is only natural that it lets itself out. When it does come out, it sounds much like gas being passed but the only difference is, it happens from the vagina. This side effect of sex happens to everyone, like literally - everyone. So, the next time it happens, don’t be embarrassed. Just laugh it off.
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4. You might experience some pain

While in the act and after also and not just when you have sex for the first time. Our genitals are rather delicate and intricate in their make, so if it’s not wet enough, then there is bound to be some discomfort. Also, harsh thrusting may be a cause of pain. This is a sexual side effect that can be taken care of easily. Use lubricants, make sure there is plenty of foreplay beforehand and ask your guy to go easy on you, be gentle even if the heat of the moment will make him want to do otherwise.

5. Squirting

This is the dictionary definition of squirting - “cause (a liquid) to be ejected from a small opening in a thin, fast stream or jet”. This one is not so much a sex side-effect but maybe a huge compliment to your guy. Rarely do women squirt and if you do, it’s only natural. Do not be shy about these things. Sex can be fascinating and with it the things that follow.
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6. Losing interest in the middle of the act

It happens to both men and women, and the reasons could be plenty. Our mind works in mysterious ways and sometimes the most unfortunate thoughts crop up in the most unfortunate of times. These thoughts may keep arousals at bay. Another reason why this could happen is because you are tired, so listen to your body. The body needs and wants what it wants but you can to give it some rest too.

7. UTIs

UTIs or Urinary Tract Infections are side effects of sex, which could happen to anyone. However, if you're a sexually active woman, you might be at a higher risk of getting one. So to avoid UTIs, one must urinate before and after having sex. Drink tons of water and remember to clean your vagina and keep it clean. 7 Side effects of having sex Images: ShutterstockTumblr, Giphy HAVE A STORY IDEA FOR POPxo? If you want to hear about it, we can write about it! Just tell us your idea here!
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Published on Jun 24, 2016
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