Men want sex all the time! Or at least that’s the consensus among the general population. This argument is further proved when men wake up in the mornings with an erection or morning wood.
This is a difficult thing to understand for the female species. It’s hard enough having to wake up in the mornings to start the day, the last thing on a woman’s mind or body is to stay in the sack for sex. Doctors, however, have studied why this morning wood happens to men. Yes, hard to believe, that science spent time on this subject.
What they discovered is that it’s not you that’s causing him to be aroused, it’s all about him on this one. Next time your partner wakes up with an erection, don’t feel obliged to get intimate that early in the day. He’ll be fine and it will pass.
It’s just part of life, men of all ages wake up with an erection.
The medical name for a morning wood is nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT). There are some assumptions as to why this happens to men when they wake up in the morning.
Some people think the arousal is the result of a dream filled with sexual fantasies.
It may have more to do that guys are not focused or paying attention to their bodies.
It has often been called a pee-boner as well, assuming guys just need to pee and all will be fine.
This morning wood phenomenon becomes less and less frequent around the time men are in the 60’s and 70’s.
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The brain controls our bodies and function. This is why men can control being aroused at work, in the gym or on a date.
During REM sleep, parts of the brain are also in a sleep-like state. This gives the penis, the freedom to literally do whatever it wants.
Guy’s testosterone level is at its highest early in the day around 25% to 50%. As the day progresses, the levels begins to dip.