Sleep and sex: the two things we use our bedrooms for–but is it possible that poor sleeping habits, deprivation, or even a sleep disorder like sleep apnea are killing your sex drive?
Believe it or not, most Americans are both sleep…and sex deprived. According to the CDC, one in three of us get less than the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night
The figures aren’t much better when it comes to sexual satisfaction: 45% of women and 31% of men report varying degrees of sexual dysfunction And we aren’t even getting as much sex as we used to: a study of 10,000 men and women shows that the percentage of us who are regularly sexually active is far lower than it was two decades ago.
Sex, like sleep, has numerous health benefits, from helping us feel more connected with our partners, to supporting a stronger immune system and even giving us more energy. So what can we do?
The good–and bad–news: sleep has been shown to have a direct impact on sex drive, hormones, and overall satisfaction. So while …