I used to think that when it came to sex. What harm is there in luxuriating in a lot of loving? Then I learned that an overly zealous sexfest can indeed have you walking more than a little funny.
Fascinated, I looked into the matter, only to find that too much sex in a short period of time can do a lot more than bench you for a couple of days. So how can you avoid injury when caught up in a bout of excessive sexual desire? Many of these are the result of having too much sex in a short period of time.
Rug burns or bruises —- These are primarily going to affect the sexual positions you can engage in more than anything else. Just stay off of your back, knees or whatever is causing you discomfort and congratulate yourself for taking one for the team. Strained muscle s — As with any other athletic, cardiovascular activity, you run the risk of pulling something. A bit of pain and slight immobility, however, should be the ultimate excuse for being or staying on your back.
After all, you should be rewarded for an effort hopefully well done. Head injury — Often the result of banging up against the headboard. Soreness and swelling — Feeling sore and swollen can be an unfortunate consequence for the ladies in particular. This "ouch" — often due to vaginal excoriation or scraping of the vaginal walls — can make any type of penetration-related sexual activity pretty much impossible.
This is the perfect excuse for some tender love and care. Urinary tract infection UTI — Many women end up with a bout of cystitis also called a urinary tract infection after serious sex sessions.
To avoid a UTI, a woman should be sure to empty her bladder immediately before and after intercourse. She should also drink lots of water and cranberry juice on a regular basis. Lower back pain — Whether hurting from the impact or sore from delivering avid thrusts during intercourse, you may feel pain at the base of your spine. Be sure to also give each other massages, enjoy a hot bath and practice Reiki, a form of energy healing, to help get you back into prime form.
Somebody near and dear to me once put herself out of commission the first night of a planned lovefest weekend. Pace yourself and listen to your body and what your lover is telling you when it comes to being direct versus indirect, or too much too soon.
Trouble finishing or reaching climax again — I know that some men will think that this belongs in the next section, but this is a perfectly normal reaction to having lots of sex in a short timeframe. Therefore, he may not have the chi for more orgasmic bliss right away. Decreased Vision —- People have been known to pop blood vessels in the eyes during sexual activity.
Now, for the more serious consequences of "excessive" sex in a short time span: Heart attack — When it comes to major negative health consequences from sex, we typically hear about this one. If anything, regular, good sex boosts heart health.
Fracture — While men cannot "break" their member since there is no bone in it , they can suffer from a fracture. They will usually hear a "snap" or "pop," followed by immediate loss of erection, and swelling of the base and scrotum.
They may also notice bruising and experience excruciating pain. Do not have sex until this heals. Click here to find out. With many symptoms flu-like in nature, such as sore throat and fever, patients often are told that they have a minor viral infection and that they should return if their condition does not improve.
A University of Minnesota study, assessing the characteristics and risks associated with sexual pursuits of men who have sex with men found that those who met sexual partners both online and offline reported unprotected anal intercourse more often than those who met their partners exclusively online or offline.
Those who met partners exclusively offline reported the fewest sexual partners. Being drunk or high were significant risks for unprotected sex regardless of how one met their partner. She is the author of several books including, "Touch Me There!