I wasn't sure what to make of it, but it was definitely something my husband and I noticed and enjoyed like clockwork every month. And whether or not I ever satisfy my reproduction geek curiosity about the "why," I'm going to go ahead and enjoy the hell out of it. Sex seems to relieve cramps for many of us, and it's certainly an added bonus that you are much less likely to conceive the day before Aunt Flo arrives. Several of my friends chimed in with almost identical stories.
Other women enjoy sex during this time because it helps with their PMS symptoms, like cramping," she explains. A week of feeling those awful PMS-y symptoms most likely brought on by the high levels of progesterone during the luteal phase of my cycle; and then, on that day before I bleed, what feels like a quick and lovely shift in my hormonal make-up. And yes, having sex while ovulating increases your changes of getting pregnant. Her second recommendation:
But while ovulation horniness seems to be a given for so many women I know, most don't really talk about the day-before-your-period sexplosion all that much. Other women enjoy sex during this time because it helps with their PMS symptoms, like cramping," she explains. Her second recommendation: Whatever the case, I'm going to proclaim that a rush of the fuck-me-now urges right before we bleed is a very real phenomenon. As an older woman, I love it!
Some research has shown breasts and nipples may be more sensitive to touch during the fertile window The lubrication of your vagina can also change during ovulation, because, again, estrogen levels are higher and more cervical mucus is being generated. Make some pain tabs in Clue to track your threshold levels at different times of the cycle. Sex Life.
Journal of Hormones and Behavior, datasketch. Read This Next: Like, why are you super into sex at some points and totally disinterested at others? She alerts me to one important caveat.