Health Benefits of Sex and Orgasms

By June 26, 2014Uncategorized

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One of my favorite topics around sexuality is that orgasms and sex lead to better health and well-being. Sex can be partnered or solo to reap the benefits. Here is a list of some of the health benefits of engaging in acts of sexual expression:

  • Increases longevity
  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke if you hae sex twice a week or more often
  • Reduce your risk of breast cancer
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Reduces insomnia and helps you sleep
  • Improves your fitness
  • Regulate menstral cycles
  • Relieves menstrual cramps
  • Help carry a pregnancy to full term
  • Relieve chronic pain
  • Reduce migrane headache pain
  • Improve quality of life
  • Improves mood and risk of depression
  • Lowers stress levels
  • Improve self-esteem
  • Improve intimacy with partner

There are many health benefits to a healthy sex life. Researchers are continuing to show that an orgasm isn’t just good – its good for you!