In the first moments immediately after having sex , there's a good chance you're reveling in the postcoital flood of hormones that make you feel sleepy and relaxed. But even if you're feeling tired , there are several things you should be doing — and not doing — right after sex to help keep your body as healthy as possible. It might not feel super sexy to immediately step away from your partner to use the bathroom, but emptying your bladder post-sex is actually pretty important, especially if you have a vagina. Allison Hill and Dr. Yvonne Bohn , OB-GYNs at Los Angeles Obstetricians and Gynecologists , said it's crucial because sexual activity can push bacteria up the urethra, which can lead to bladder infections or urinary tract infections.
5 Things You Should NEVER Do After Sex | Women's Health
We know what to do before sex. And we know what to do during sex. In fact, according to women and sex experts that we spoke with, most men overlook practicalities, opportunities for connection, and unmet…needs. Resist the urge to pass out after your orgasm and incorporate it into your sex life. Sex can be a messy business.
What People Do After Sex Is Actually Grosser Than You Might Think
Much of the information we hear about maintaining our sexual health focuses on what we should be doing before and during our sexual adventures, which is very important to know; however, there's often little mention of the post-sex mistakes we could be making. Of course, this isn't exactly a negative thing, as knowing what mistakes and activities we should all be avoiding before and during sex can help us avoid UTIs, STDs, and other unpleasantness. That said, knowing what not to do after sex is just as important to your sexual health.
When you think of the times that you feel the most relaxed and happy, the blissed-out buzz you get after an orgasm ranks right up there with a deep tissue massage. But what you choose to do while buzzed impacts your vag. Page, M. Here, we break down the stuff you should never, ever do after sex if you want to keep your lady parts happy.