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Sleeping Well is Important for Libido & Hormone Production

A Better Night's Sleep Can Lead to a Better Sex Life, And Vice Versa

Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD, describes how getting a good night’s sleep is important for sufficient testosterone production. Additionally, adrenal glands achieve optimal production levels during a quality sleep cycle, which helps replenish many other hormones responsible for reducing stress and fueling sexual desire.

Conversely, quality sex can improve the quality of our sleep. Intense orgasms can result in higher levels of oxytocin and prolactin being released into the body. These compounds can produce a gentle sedative effect and help us settle into a deep, restful sleep.

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