You should never have to choose between sleep and sex. But know this: if you get more sleep, you’re more likely to enjoy better sex.
Research done at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona revealed that a majority of women surveyed – some 60 per cent – who got at least seven to eight hours of sleep reported being more satisfied with their sex lives than those who slept less.
The majority of women in the study, 60 per cent, reported they achieved those magical seven to eight hours of sleep. So, perhaps not surprisingly, 56 per cent of the women said they were somewhat or very satisfied with their current sexual activity. Insomnia was also a cause of dissatisfaction with their sex life, the study found.
Sleep doesn’t always come easy, so here are some ways to help you drift off into slumber at night.