But we should all be making time for a little more loving because not only do orgasms have numerous physical and psychological health benefits, as shown in scientific studies, but they could be helping you with your career too.
These are eight reasons why you need to cancel all your plans and have an early night this evening.
- It will help you get a promotion at work.
As unlikely as it sounds, according to a new study, having a daily orgasm makes you better at your job and more likely to get that promotion.
Both genders are more productive and engaged if they’d had sex the night before. Professor Leavitt from Oregon State University said: “We make jokes about people having a spring in their step’ but it turns out this is a real thing and we should pay attention to it.”
- It will make you feel less stressed.
Orgasms provide great natural stress relief and are known to actually relieve pain in humans. The hormone oxytocin, which is released from nerve cells into the bloodstream when you orgasm, helps you feel warm and fuzzy and induces feelings of optimism, increased self-esteem and trust, which (to be honest) we could all do with some more of in our daily life.
- It is good for your heart health.
We all know how important cardio is for our health, but according to the NHS “anything that exercises your heart is good for you” and that includes orgasms. The official NHS website says: “Sexual arousal sends the heart rate higher and the number of beats per minute reaches its peak during orgasm.” Read more