The average man lasts six minutes before having an orgasm.

With reports warning of a rising obesity epidemic in the UK, the message from a medical perspective is clear – something needs to change.

The associated side effects include high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, gallbladder disease, stroke and osteoarthritis.

All of which may lead to premature death and an impaired quality of life.

However, a recent study by researchers at Erciyes University in Turkey has found one surprising ‘plus’ to being severely overweight – and it’s your sex life which reportedly reaps the benefits.

Titled “Insight on pathogenesis of lifelong premature ejaculation: inverse relationship between lifelong premature ejaculation and obesity,” the study’s findings seem to point at a correlation between being overweight and stamina.

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The female sex hormone oestradiol is thought to play a part (Photo: Getty)

According to the study, the larger men with more stomach fat and a higher BMI could last for an average of 7.3 minutes in bed.

The median time before orgasm is said to be about 6 minutes.

The study also pointed out that “patients with lifelong PE [premature ejaculation] were leaner than the healthy control cases and the number of the patients decreased as their BMI increased.

The average man is said to last six minutes (Photo: Getty)

As for why this might be, researchers also believe overweight people will have higher levels of the female sex hormone oestradiol.

This causes a chemical imbalance in the body, inhibiting the male orgasm – which means men can last longer.

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Though at just one minute 30 seconds longer than average, it’s not a particularly amazing benefit.

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