According to a Reuters news report, a survey shows sleeping longer one night corresponds with an increase in sexual desire the following day for women, revealing a link between sleep and sex.

“Aspects of sexual functioning, like desire and arousal, are influenced by many areas of our lives, such as mood, medical health, fatigue, stress and relationship factors,” said lead author David A. Kalmbach of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.

Kalmbach and his coauthors studied 171 female college students – who were not taking antidepressants, which can influence sexual function – for a two-week period.

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