Health Benefits of Sex and Orgasms

By June 26, 2014 February 12th, 2015 Uncategorized


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!