The Truth behind the 12 Hottest Sex Myths
1. Men Reach Their Sexual Peak at 18, and Women Reach Theirs at 28
TRUE: With regard to their supply of sexual hormones, at least. Testosterone peaks at age 18 in men; women’s estrogen hits its high point in their mid-20s. “But peak hormones don’t mean peak sexual performance,” says Marc Goldstein, M.D., a professor of reproductive medicine and urology at Cornell University’s Weill Medical College. So feel free to try for a personal best—at any age.
2. Semen is Low-Carb
FALSE: “Semen is mostly fruit sugar [fructose] and enzymes—not low-carb,” says Dr. Goldstein. Which finally explains why there’s no Oral Sex Diet. Read more