Why am I so drained after having sex?
Q: Why am I so drained after having sex?
A: When you have sex, the body puts out all of its energy and that can be physically demanding. The body’s internal fluid needs to be replenished once released, and if you are already weak, energy will be diverted from other more important functions and instead towards production of these fluids, and that can take a few hours to a few days. The hormone oxytocin is also involved in the contributing to the post-coital slump and sleepiness. All these factors together make the body drained