A 25-year-old female asked:
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why is it that after i orgasm, my heart pounds and i get hyperventilate for about a min? i also get really tired.

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Can I be funny?: It is said that if someone can keep the orgasm for 25 minutes it would be the best cardiovascular exercise. As you reach orgasm, your muscles tighten as if exercising, hormones are released like fight or flight and those are the symptoms you are experiencing.
Answered on Jan 6, 2015
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