What Sex Does To Your Brain

What Sex Does To Your Brain

Let’s talk about sex! Yep! The Birds and the Bees. Or more specifically, sex and your brain.

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: https://youtu.be/KGAwqY-h9uk

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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
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