Orgasms, we all love them.
They feel fantastic, make us feel more connected to our partners and ourselves, and can even relieve stress and pain! In fact, we have dedicated our time and energy here at Bedbible to making sure you get your orgasm fill, however you like it.
A lot of us know the kinds of feelings and sensations that occur in the build-up to the big O, but what about what happens afterwards?
There’s probably some cleaning up to do, and perhaps a bit of cuddling if you’re in the mood, but we don’t tend to hear much about everything going on inside your body after the deed is done.
Well, that’s about to change! I’ve dug into some scientific research and spoken to medical experts to get to the bottom of exactly what’s happening in your brain and body moment to moment after you climax.
Turns out, there’s a whole load going on behind the scenes. From the precise moment we orgasm, to an hour down the line, your body is really put through its paces as all kinds of chemical, physiological and psychological changes occur.
The story is not the same for everybody, either. Depending on whether you have a vagina or a penis, some pretty different things can be happening under the hood, and we can react in vastly different ways as we recover from our orgasms.
So, without further ado, here’s a snapshot of what happens in one hour after you orgasm…