March 21, 2011

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

Posted in advice, chemistry, desire, health, help, intelligence, intimacy, libido, medical, Men, physiology, Sex, Tips, Uncategorized, Women tagged , , , at 9:05 pm by From Date To Mate

#1 Tissue & Organ Health

Heavy breathing and elevated heart rate during sexual arousal and orgasm help keep tissues and organs healthier by circulating oxygen.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#2 Excellent Caloric Burn

Energy expended reaching orgasm burns off more calories per minute than playing tennis.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#3 Reduces Cancer & Prostatitis in Men

The latest research from of The Cancer Council Victoria, in Melbourne Australia found that the more men ejaculate between the ages of 20 and 50, the less likely they are to develop prostate cancer. Additional research revealed that regular male orgasm can also help prevent a condition called nonspecific prostatitis, which causes painful urination.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#4 Emotional Wellness

The Kinsey report found that sex reduces stress, and that people who have fulfilling sex lives are less anxious, less violent and less hostile.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#5 Longevity

A Duke University found that the frequency of sexual intercourse for men was associated with lower death rates, and that the enjoyment of sexual intercourse by women was associated with a longer life span.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#6 Heart Health in Women

A study published in Psychosomatic Medicine cited a link between women’s sexual satisfaction and ability to reach orgasm, and the incidence of heart attack. 65% of the women who had heart attacks reported sexual dissatisfaction prior to their occurrence, whereas only 24% of women in the control group reported sexual dissatisfaction, indicating that a failure to reach orgasm may have a negative impact on the health of a woman’s heart.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#7 Immunity & Enjoyment

Dr. Ted Mcllvenna, from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality conducted a study which looked at the sex lives of 90,000 American adults and found that sexually active people take fewer sick leaves and enjoy life more.

According to gynecologist Dr. Dudley Chapman, orgasms boost infection-fighting cells up to 20%. Psychologists at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania found that students who had regular sexual activity had a third higher levels of immunoglobulin A, an antibody which boosts the immune system and can help fight colds and flu.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

# 8 Migraines

YES, tonight dear! I have a headache! A study conducted at the South Illinois School of Medicine found that having an orgasm can cure migraines. Many participants in this study reported either considerable or complete relief after an orgasm.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

# 9 Semen Reduces Depression in Women.

Research indicates that semen, which contains mood altering hormones can actually reduce depression in women through its absorption in the vagina. This finding was evidenced in a study conducted by Gordon Gallup, a psychologist at the State University of New York.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#10 The Fountain of Youth

According to research done by David Weeks, a clinical neuropsychologist at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, regular orgasms make you look younger. Weeks found that making love three times a week while in a content relationship can make you look up to 10 years younger!

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#11 Fertility

Vaginal contractions during female orgasm draws up semen promoting fertility.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#12 Testosterone and Estrogen

Regular sexual activity and orgasm increases levels of testosterone and estrogen, which helps strengthen bones and muscles in men, keeps vaginal tissue suppler in women, as well as protects against osteoporosis, while providing protection against heart disease for genders.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

#13 Increases Pain Threshold

As previously reported in my segments on the the health benefits of orgasm, studies have shown that an orgasm can significantly reduce if not obliterate a migraine headaches. Now according to research conducted by Beverly Whipple and Barry Komisaruk at Rutgers University it has been discovered that women who have regular orgasms benefit from an increased threshold of pain, helping with conditions ranging from whiplash to arthritis.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

# 14 Regular Menstrual Cycles

Research done by Dr Winnifred Cutler, a specialist in behavioural endocrinology, indicates that women who have intercourse at least once a week are more likely to have normal menstrual cycles than women who are celibate or who have infrequent sex.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

# 15 For Women: More Bone Density, Lower Bad Cholesterol, Higher Good Cholesterol, Improved Brain Function.

Dr. Cutler also reports that women who enjoy regular weekly sex have significantly higher levels of oestrogen in their blood than women experiencing either infrequent sex or no sex at all. The benefits of oestrogen include a healthy cardiovascular system, lower bad cholesterol, higher good cholestrol, more bone density, and supple skin. There is also growing evidence that oestrogen is beneficial to brain functioning.

The Health Benefits of Orgasm

# 16 Bolstered DHEA

Another important hormone that seems to be affected by sexual activity is DHEA. Right before orgasm, the level of the hormone DHEA in the body spikes to several times higher than normal. DHEA is believed to improve brain function, balance the immune system, help maintain and repair tissue, promote healthy skin, and possibly improve cardiovascular health.

Imagine the reduction in heart disease, urological disorders, cancers, depression, stress, and increase in longevity there would be if we truly valued the vast benefits of orgasm as nourishment for the heart, mind, and soul. If we began each day with an exquisite orgasm the world would be a far happier, healthier more harmonious place.


1 Comment »

  1. Wow! This is some interesting stuff. I didn’t know half of these benefits existed! It explains a lot. I’ve been celibate for a year and a half and my cycles comes every 2-3 months.

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