Why do men have wet dreams?

Why do some men experience more wet dreams than others? Can women have them too and are there any ways to prevent or increase the chances of having them.

Why do men have wet dreams?
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Gents, we've all had them when we were on the cusp of attaining sexual maturity and even now, some of us, in our adulthood still do. What are we talking about here? Wet dreams that is. But why exactly is it that we get them?

First and foremost, wet dreams—or nocturnal emissions as they are known more formally— are completely normal to have. Although they are likelier to happen during adolescence, men well passed their teenage years can still experience sleep orgasms.

Why exactly do we have them?

In a nutshell, orgasming while in dreamland happens quite simply when you are aroused during slumber. The reason teenage boys are more prone to wet dreams is simply due to the fact that during that period in our lives, our hormones are going through a rollercoaster of changes, which can affect our sensitivity to sexual arousal. But as mentioned earlier, this can still happen during adulthood as the way each person manifests their sexual desires varies from one to the other.

In fact, even women can have nocturnal emissions that can go as far as leading to a full-blown orgasm as well.

What frequency is normal?

There is no set number or average amount of wet dreams that can be experienced by one single person as some can go a lifetime without ever even having experienced one single wet dream, while others have them sporadically.

But if you fear you are having too much of them well into your twenties or thirties and they are interfering with your sex life, then perhaps it would be wise to consult your GP or even a therapist. In this way, you can get to the root of what turns youon so much, and why it happens primarily during your sleep.

Can you prevent or increase your chances of having wet dreams?

While there is not much that can be done to prevent them from happening, researchers into the matter have said that sleeping in certain positions (notably, on your belly) and manifesting thoughts that could influence your subconscious might very well trigger a nocturnal emission.

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