Interesting and Fun Facts about Sex.

You know all those random facts that we have in our heads but they are only useful in a conversation once a year maybe? Well we have made up a list of some fun facts about sex, the male and female body and sex toys….While these fun little facts may not be part of your water cooler conversation at the office we do think someone will find something new an interesting from our list!

 

-We automatically perceive people who smell good as more attractive (not many are turned on by a foul smelling partner).

-According to a study, people who have sex once or twice a week have their immune systems boosted slightly.

-During any given period, women who read romance novels have a tendency to have twice as many lovers as those who don’t.

-During sexual intercourse, in addition to the genitals and breasts, the inner nose also swells.

-1 in 50 people claim to have had sex in an airplane.

-41% of men would like to have sex more frequently. Only 29% of women share the same urge.

-Almost a third of all women over 80 years of age still have sex with their spouse or partner.

-At any given time, 25% of people are daydreaming about sex.

-Sex can relieve a headache- it releases the tension, which restricts blood vessels in the brain.

-Over half of American adults have used the phone, email, or text message to have sex.

-There are some foods that boost your sex drive, one of them being black raspberries. This phytochemical-rich food enhances both libido and endurance. Oysters are high in zinc, which is vital for testosterone production and health sperm. Watermelon contains citrulline amino acid, good for the cardiovascular system and helps relax the blood vessels that increase your sex drive.

-The average vagina is three to four inches long but can expand by 200% when sexually aroused.

-Sex is 10 times more effective than Valium.

-11% of guys say they use sex to relieve stress.

-Not going out as much? 32% percent of men say they are masturbating more since the recession.

-Summer months make women want more sex.

-There are 500-1,000 deaths per year from autoerotic asphyxiation. That’s equal to the number of murders in New York City each year.

-The average American man’s penis is five to seven inches long with a circumference of four to six inches, according to The Kinsey Institute.

-Sex burns off an average of about 100 calories per session.

-For both men and women, the heart rate averages 140 beats per minute at the point of orgasm.

-Women consider penis size the ninth most important feature for a man, while men rate it much more highly, in third place.

-70% of men and women admit to having fantasied about someone else while having sex.

-34% of men have told lies in order to have sex. 10% of women have done the same.

-Men find women with enlarged pupils more sexually attractive.

-Endorphins released during sexual activity create a euphoria similar to opioid drug use.

-People who are into kinkier sex may be psychologically healthier.

-12% of adults have had sex at work.

-A study found that good sex triggers the region of the brain associated with falling in love.

-A man can reduce his chances of getting prostate cancer by having at least four orgasms a week.

-A blowjob is the number one sexual act desired by straight men.

-The average sexual experience lasts 37 minutes.

-Shaving your pubic area increases your chances of spreading an STI.

-Your pain threshold can increase significantly during arousal.

-Only 1% of women can achieve orgasm from breast stimulation alone.

-More than one in three women are having sex at least three times every week.

-About 75% percent of men always reach orgasm during sex and only 29% of women do.

-46% of women would give up intercourse for two weeks rather than logging off the Internet for the same amount of time, according to a survey conducted by Intel.

-Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, the same feel-good chemical responsible for the ecstatic high people experience through sexual attraction and love.

-The point at which the average man reaches his sexual peak is between the ages of 17 and 18.

-The majority of women experience a peak in libido just before their period.

-Most men under 40 years of age can achieve an erection in less than 10 seconds.

-Greek couples have sex an average of 138 times a year- placing them at the top of the world sex league. Japanese couples have sex just 45 times a year, which puts them in last place.

-Half of single women have sex by the third date.

-Women over 40 years of age are more likely to masturbate than any other group.

-68% of men and 59% of women had a sexual liaison with someone in their past, which they have not told their current partner about.

-Some people experience the same feeling of arousal when thinking about food as when having sex.

-Ginger stimulates the feelings of excitement associated with sex. Eating ginger elevates your heart rate, gets your blood flowing and gets you excited for the night ahead.

-Every year, 11,000 Americans injure themselves when trying out bizarre sexual positions.

-The average sexual experience lasts 37 minutes.

-40% of women have experienced exercise-induced orgasms on more than 11 different occasions.

-Women with high testosterone levels might be more interested in masturbation than having sex with someone else.

-The testes increase in size by 50% when a man is sexually aroused.

-Australians are the most receptive to the idea of having a threesome- 28% of them claim to have tried it.

-15% of adults have had sexual intercourse at work.

-The clitoris contains twice as many nerve endings as the penis- a toe curling 8,000.

-Besides humans, Bonobos (a type of chimp) and Dolphins are the only animals that have sex for pleasure.

-According to studies, the larger a man’s testicles, the more likely he is to stray.

-5% of adults have sex once a day. 20% have sex 3-4 times per week.

-The amygdala, which is the part of your brain triggering fear and anxiety, shuts down when women have an orgasm.

-According to a survey of adults aged 20 to 59, women have an average of four sex partners during their lifetimes and men have an average of seven.

-Having an orgasm releases an anti-diuretic hormone, which is why you probably find yourself not being able to pee right after sex.

-80% of women use vibrators to achieve an orgasm by clitoral stimulation rather than inserting it vaginally.

-Some sexual dysfunction can stem from how a woman feels about the appearance of her genitals.

-Nipples are erogenous zones because the sensation of hardened nipples travels to the same part of the brain as sensations from the vagina, cervix and the clitoris.

-It tends to be easier for women to orgasm during ovulation than at any other time in their cycle.

-When sexually aroused, 60% of men get erect nipples.

-The average woman can reach orgasm in about 4 minutes through masturbation, while through intercourse, it can take 10-20 minutes.

-Sneezes, along with orgasms, are the only physiological responses that cannot be voluntarily stopped once they have started.