Not today, my head hurts” – this sounds like one of the most hated phrases of men and probably the most common excuse women have for not having sex.
It is known that women need a special environment to recharge their energy for bed passions. On the other hand, it seems that men are always ready for sex.
A new study by scientists found that pain does not affect the libido of the stronger sex at all.
They conducted an experiment in which it was proved that pain and inflammation significantly reduced sexual desire in females, while in males these factors did not affect their libido.
When taking the pain medication pregabalin in women, libido increased.
The head of the research team, Dr. Melissa Farmer, notes that people with chronic pain often have sexual problems.
New data, however, show that repressed sexual desire is not sociocultural but purely evolutionary in nature. They will help to study the perception of pain by both sexes and unravel the various factors that affect our intimate life.
The study is also useful for the development of personalized medicine and its concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases that violate the stability of not only the body, but also the emotional state of a person.