What are wet dreams? Answers a sexologist 

Wet dreams happen when a person have orgasm unknowingly while they are asleep due to a dream which may or may not be erotic. Wet dreams are common experiences for boys and girls from puberty through adulthood, says a sexologist in Kolkata.

Here we will discuss some of the facts about wet dreams and bursts some of the myths surrounding this normal occurrence.

Facts vs., myths about wet dreams: Explains a sexologist in Kolkata 

There are many myths around wet dreams which can cause confusion and anxiety among young boys and girls if the person is unaware of its occurrence, says an ayurvedic sexologist in Kolkata. So, let’s discuss them and clear the misconception.

  • Myth: Wet dreams reduce sperm count

Fact: It is absolutely a wrong notion among people. Wet dreams in fact, remove older sperm and help in the formation of new and healthy sperm in the body.

  • Myth: Men can only have wet dreams

Fact: Men may be more prone to wet dreams. But women can also have wet dreams, which result in vaginal secretions from arousal.

  • Myth: Wet dreams are a sign of illness

Fact: It is a misconception that wet dreams are a sign of underlying illness. They are rather normal and healthy occurrence and are a sign of healthy sexual functioning.

  • Myth: Wet dreams shrink a penis

Fact: Some people panic that wet dreams might shrink their penis. There is no medical evidence associated with it. Wet dreams are not an illness that will reduce the size of the penis, stated a well known herbal sexual doctor in Kolkata

  • Myth: Wet dreams results from erotic dreams

Fact: This is not always true. A person can have wet dreams without even dreaming about sexual activity and may become aroused due to stimulation from fiction.

  • Myth: You must be ashamed of wet dreams

Fact: Wet dreams are a natural occurrence in the body. There is no need to be embarrassed of it. However, wet dreams vary from individual to individual. Some people experience frequent wet dreams through adolescence, whereas some have sporadic wet dreams.

How to cope with wet dreams: Explains a sexologist 

If your wet dreams are making you uncomfortable or embarrassed, the following methods can help reduce their occurrence:

  • Meditating before going to bed
  • Masturbating
  • Speaking to a psychologist
  • A diet containing ginger, bananas, and pre-soaked almonds may help.

If required, you can also go for ayurvedic treatment for sexual problems to reduce the occurrence of your sleep orgasm.

Conclusion 

If you are experiencing wet dreams, don’t be anxious. They are absolutely normal and healthy part of your life.

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