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Four health benefits of orgasms

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 6, 2016, 8:39 pm IST
Updated Feb 6, 2016, 8:39 pm IST
Orgasms could reduce your headache and abdominal cramps by 70 per cent.
Did you know that thirty minutes of sex can burn over 85 calories, according to WebMD.
 Did you know that thirty minutes of sex can burn over 85 calories, according to WebMD.

There’s good news for people who are serious about their pursuit of pleasure land – orgasmic experiences during sex have health benefits too. If you find the idea of adding sex to your fitness regime appealing, then do check out the following health benefits caused by compiled by Cosmoplitan:

Curing common cold

 

Regular sex increases levels of the antibody immunoglobulin A, which helps in protecting us from common colds by boosting the immune system. Imagine what could a full-blown orgasm could do?

Beating breast cancer

Oxytocin, has been known to possibly stop breast cancer cells from developing into a tumour, according to Needle. Even breast and nipple stimulation helps in the production of more oxytocin. So, intensify your foreplay techniques for a healthy orgasm.

Burning calories

Thirty minutes of sex can burn over 85 calories, according to WebMD. Who would’ve thought that a roll in the hay could keep you slim? This means that orgasms, which are the peak of sexual excitement, have an even better effect.

 

No more cramps

This is why a headache or menstrual cramps inexplicably cease during a sex session. The endorphin hormones act like morphine can increase your pain tolerance to up to 70 per cent when having an orgasm.

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