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Intimacy and why you have to take time for yourself

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Science has shown that masturbating can provide plenty of healthy benefits.  A study reveals that 27 percent of Americans admit to masturbating once or twice a week. That number seems suspiciously low to us, especially since science has shown that being master of your domain can provide additional feel-great benefits. (Also because the people surveyed were browsing an adult toy website.) “Masturbation is part of a healthy sex life,” says Gloria Brame, Ph.D., a clinical sexologist. “It’s totally safe and harmless.” Just as brushing your teeth should be a regular occurrence, so too should be cleaning your pipes. Here are five...

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Healthy benefits that you should know and are supported by doctors

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Sex not only feels good. It can also be good for you. Here’s what a healthy sex life can do for you. 1. Helps Keep Your Immune System Humming“Sexually active people take fewer sick days,” says Yvonne K. Fulbright, Ph.D. a sexual health expert.People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders. Researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania found that college students who had sex once or twice a week had higher levels of a certain antibody compared to students who had sex less often.You should still do all the other...

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Relieve stress, take your time, intimacy and mental wellbeing

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Clearly, we don’t need to convince you to have sex. It’s hard-wired into our brains to propagate the species. And anyway, it feels pretty awesome. But here’s more good news: Having an orgasm could help improve your health.One of the main reasons orgasm feels so good is because your brain releases the pleasure hormone oxytocin when you climax. Oxytocin is also called the “love hormone” because of its important role in facilitating social bonding between humans. Most of the following points revolve around the release of oxytocin. Read on to discover eleven ways achieving an orgasm can make your life...

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