Sharpen Your Wits in Our Year-end UK Health Quiz

Dr Rob Hicks


December 20, 2019

The anti-depressant clomipramine, used for treating depression, OCD and panic disorder, has a potentially fulfilling side effect – orgasm. When yawning around 1  in 20 people taking the drug experience intense sexual feelings or orgasm. Moreover, for some of these people faking a yawn can trigger a genuine orgasm – a cheeky irony? “Oh… yeeeesss!” No one understands why this should happen, but if research should be embarked upon then I’m sure there’ll be no shortage of volunteers!


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