Having sex makes almost half of all women feel this way, survey claims

Its a stereotype that women can be clingy post-intercourse - but a new study claims theres more to it than craving affection. Almost half of all women could suffer from post-coital dysphoria, researc

hers say. The condition means that, after sex, 46% of respondents could suffer from what has been termed post-sex blues. PCD is a condition which includes tearfu

lness, anxiety, agitation, a sense of melancholy or depressio

n, or aggression. Read more: Women share their sexual experiences and2020第90期玄机图资料 discuss female orgasms in attempt to start a dialogue The paper, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine , took in answers from 230 respondents to an online survey. Although the blu


s, or PCD, didnt seem to he related to intimacy, it was considered something that 5% of the questioned women had suffered at least once in their lifetime. Post-coital cu

ddle: But a smo

oth mood isnt always in store for many women (Image: Getty) Some even said they had experienced PCD symptoms “a few times” within the past

four weeks.  A study conducted by the Queensland Institute of Technology in 2011 found that a third of women said they felt de

pressed even after satisfactory sex. Published in the I

nternational Journal of Sexual Health, the study s

uggested that changes

in hormones post-climax could be to blame for attitude changes and headaches. Lead researcher Dr Robert Schweitzer said: “The results of our original research in this area have now been confirmed in an internatio

nal multinational study on negative postcoital emotions, which appear to have evolutionary functions.