Sex is a beautiful, natural process that can create an inseparable connection between two people. When it’s all said and done, it brings life into the world. Still, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows.

Sex can be a bit weird. Like, really weird. Your body can perform some strange feats when aroused. You can even have an orgasm in your sleep without even realizing it.

Now, they say ignorance is bliss but we can’t help but share some weird sex facts with you. Keep reading to find out all the strange things your body is capable of doing during and after sex.

1. Having an Orgasm Can Ease Your Cold Symptoms

With a cold always comes days of uncomfortable congestion that you can’t seem to get rid of. What if we told you there was a way to clear your sinuses and no, it doesn’t include gross liquid medicines.

The answer is to have an orgasm. After sex, your body releases adrenaline. When that happens, your blood vessels will constrict and open up your clogged nose.

2. Vaginas Grow When a Woman is Aroused

The normal size for a woman’s vagina is about 4 inches in length. Once she becomes aroused, however, it can go up to about 6 inches. This process is called vaginal tenting.

When a woman gets excited, muscular tension occurs. It pulls the uterus up and not only makes the vagina longer. It makes it wider as well.

3. It’s Possible to Orgasm in Your Sleep

Blood flow doesn’t stop when someone is asleep. This means that it’s still possible to achieve orgasm, even if the person is not aware of it happening.

All it takes is having weird sex dreams. No stimulation has to be involved.

4. Bodily Changes After Pregnancy

After having a baby, a woman’s body goes through a period of changes. They may not enjoy the same sort of sensual touches that they enjoyed before giving birth.

So, the woman has to go through a period of relearning their body in that sense. The woman will be sore and overly sensitive in some areas so it’s best to start with gentle massages and go on from there.

5. Post Sex Sadness

Have you ever felt like crying after having sex? Don’t worry, you’re not strange or too emotional. Post sex sadness happens to a lot of people.

It’s called Post-coital dysphoria. Someone who experiences this will go through periods of sadness, distress, and even anger, after having an orgasm.

Weird Sex Facts That Will Surprise You

Sex can be a beautiful, magical thing but it can also be pretty weird. Your body does a bunch of strange things before and after orgasm.

Knowing these weird sex facts can help you get in touch with the sexual side of yourself or, it might just gross you out. Still, the more you know.

Want to know more strange things that your body goes through? Check out the weird health section of our blog daily for the most bizarre medical news.