Did you know that sex during your period reduces your period days? While sex during period may sound gross, it actually has its own advantages. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to having sex during your period. Here’s what you should know.
To some extent, sex during your period will protect you from getting unwanted pregnancies. Theprobability of getting pregnant is virtually zero.
The vagina is usually wet and moist during your period. This will act as a natural lube making sex even more enjoyable and allowing you to go at it for longer than usual without worrying about dryness.
Since chances of getting pregnant are minimal, you can enjoy sex without a condom. And it’s no lie that it’s way better. This works well for both parties involved. However, remember there are risks of contracting STIs.
When having an orgasm, the uterus contracts more, pushing blood out of your body. This cuts short your days and also removes compounds that cause cramping.
During an orgasm, your uterus contracts and relaxes. This action relieves you from muscle tension. The endorphin hormone released during sex is a feel good hormone that eases the cramps. Sex itself also distracts you from your cramps.
Most women have an increased sex drive during their period due to hormone fluctuation. This however, differs with every woman. Some have increased libido during ovulation.
Before having sex on your period, make sure you understand these pros and cons to decide wisely what's best for you.