Another ancient Greek physician Galen wrote: "Every animal is sad after sex, except for a woman and a rooster."
And in fact, the feeling of melancholy after sex in women is much more common than you can imagine.
A new study among students showed that 46% of girls experienced this officially named postcoital dysphoria at least once. 5% of 230 respondents said that they had this several times in the past month.
At the same time, scientists note that there is no connection between dysphoria after sex and the relationship of partners. Nevertheless, as a result of this disorder, women can even cry, feel anxiety, depression, or even aggression.
Perhaps it is a matter of hormonal changes after orgasm, which can also cause headaches.