Everyone who has had them knows that orgasms are pleasurable. Beyond pleasure, do you know that it has immense benefits for your health as well? You are about to find just how much having good orgasms can do for your well-being.
Health Benefits of Orgasms
Here are nine amazing and interesting benefits orgasms have to offer
Orgasms are great for your heart
Having orgasms will help decrease your cortisol levels. Cortisol is the stress hormone released by your adrenal glands. High cortisol levels can lead to high blood pressure, reduced immunity and even heart disease
Orgasms help you sleep better
When you have an orgasm, oxytocin and prolactin are triggered. These hormones and the endorphins produced during sex can make you feel relaxed and help you sleep better.
It gives you the glow
Ever heard of the morning-after glow? Orgasms increase the rate at which blood flows to all parts of your body, including your face. This means that more oxygen can reach your face and stimulate collagen production. Hello, glow!
It can help regulate your menstrual cycle
Studies have shown that orgasms can help you have regular periods because of the flow of blood and nutrients down to your lady bits.
It improves women’s bladder control
Sex is great workout for your pelvic floor muscles and during orgasm, those muscles contract. The contractions strengthen them and this exercise helps reduce the risk of urinary incontinence, a widespread problem in women.
Orgasms can be just what you need for pain relief. During an orgasm, many endorphins are released, and this, coupled with oxytocin can provide relief if you are in pain.
Orgasms can help keep your brain healthy
When you have an orgasm, your brain is flooded with a lot of messages, and this increases brain activity and keeps the brain sharp.
This one is a no-brainer. Orgasms leave you feeling happier and boost your mood because of the release of the “feel-good” hormone, oxytocin.
Healthy looking hair
The improved blood circulation from having an orgasm also benefits your hair. It leaves you with healthy, shiny-looking tresses.
It is pretty amazing, right? It is a well-known fact that sex provides the body with needed exercise and keeps you fit, but with all these astounding health advantages, there is even more reason to get in the sheets!