Is your boss’s bad mood due to having the sex grumps?

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How to tell if your boss has the sex grumps

A grumpy boss can make your working life hell. Maybe it’s not you or your work ethics, it’s him…or her!  Mood swings, bad mood, being overly critical…unless you’ve been slacking off, shouldn’t be taken personally. Perhaps the problem is your boss just isn’t getting enough sex! (Warning: Probably not the best idea to thrust this blog under their nose and point out their nun-like existence is sending them on a downward spiral, but at least you have the satisfaction of knowing it’s not you—it’s them!) Research shows sexual droughts can leave a person feeling crabby, depressed and it can even affect their health.

Scientists from Florida State University conducted a study on the relationship between sex and happiness. In women, the oxytocin and dopamine released sexual satisfaction produce an ‘afterglow’ for up to 48 hours afterwards. It helps women to feel loved up and often couples feel closer. When couples stop having sex and fight more, it is likely to be the lack of feel-good hormones. Sex expert Dr Laura Berman told Everyday Health, having sex activates the pleasure centres of the brain which is why it boosts your mood. Aside from mood, lack of sex can also have some surprising effects on health. A dry spell in the bedroom can also be responsible for:

Lower immunity

Does it always seem like your boss is sick? Sniffles, colds, flu? Another tell-tale sign, sex could be the culprit when it comes to the bad mood (It’s not just your boss is an A-hole). “Sexually active people take fewer sick days,” says Yvonne K. Fulbright, PhD a sexual health expert.

The more sex, the more chance your body can fend off bacteria and viruses. Studies carried out by researchers at Pennsylvania’s Wilkes University reported sexually active students carried higher immunoglobulin A (IgA)—an antibody, than those who were only moderately sexually active. Winter is just around the corner, so it’s time to start boosting your immunity.

Lowers blood pressure
Dr Joseph J Pinzone told, being angry all the time is enough to affect anyone’s blood pressure, but did you know more sexual intercourse can lower the top number on your blood pressure test?

Reduces the risk of prostate cancer
The National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, undertook research that found men who came 21 times each month were a third less likely to develop prostate cancer. It’s believed to be because frequent ejaculation may clear our carcinogens and helps with regular drainage of prostate fluid (ew!).

Of course, the sex grumps isn’t exclusive to your boss, it could be your partner who is always in a bad mood…or even yourself. Now you know the magic elixir, it’s time to get busy! And what better way to encourage more sex, than to purchase one of our special hampers. Keep it for yourself or leave it on your bosses’ desk—with an anonymous link to our blog.

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