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What a pleasant shock! Men with bulging bellies last longer in bed

sex and relationships Updated: Sep 26, 2014 19:23 IST

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Do not be ashamed of your bulging belly any more during sex. A fascinating research shows that men with larger bellies perform much longer between the sheets.

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According to Turkish researchers, more fat around the stomach area means a man has more estradiol.

Estradiol is a female sex hormone which helps to inhibit orgasms for males.

For the study, researchers from Erciyes University in Kayseri, Turkey, analysed 200 men.

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They compared their body mass index (BMI) with their sexual performance.

They found that overweight men with bigger bellies and a higher BMI lasted 7.3 minutes on average in bed.

As for fit men, the act lasted two minutes on average, with a significant number suffering from premature ejaculation, the Huffington Post reported.

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"As the BMI increased, the number of patients decreased in the premature ejaculation group," researchers concluded.

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