Q&A: Does Ejaculation Make Men Weak?

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QUESTION: It is true that after several sexual acts with ejaculation completed you may feel weak?

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Yes, with repeated ejaculations, some men may feel more weak--but that’s not to say that sex or ejaculation is bad for a man.

Some men feel tired or slightly weak after they ejaculate.

In fact, it’s more common for men to feel a little sleep after sex and orgasms than women – at least anecdotally – but the reasons for this sex difference are not entirely clear.

So yes, with repeated ejaculations, some men may feel more weak but that’s not to say that sex or ejaculation is bad for a man.

Sex can be a very physical act, however, and there are various hormonal activities that occur during orgasm for men and women, so there are likely several reasons why a man may feel slightly fatigued after sex with or without ejaculation.

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Dr. Debby Herbenick (M.P.H., Ph.D.)

is a sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, Associate Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University and author of several books including Sex Made Easy and Because It Feels Good: A Woman's Guide to Sexual Pleasure and Satisfaction.
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