When it comes to health and wellness trends and gimmicks, I consider myself a professional lab rat on board with anything short of amputating a limb. I've allowed acupuncturists to jab needles into my forehead, let a "strawberry lipo" laser penetrate 13 millimeters into my abdomen to melt fat, and had my vagina tightened with a laser. And yet, I've somehow managed to neglect trying the easiest, most satisfying, and healthy not to mention totally free! Let's talk facts first. An orgasm is, of course, that explosive, blissful moment when all of your sexual stars align and the vagina contracts in intensely pleasurable waves. But it's so much more than that. Orgasms release a powerhouse of hormones that include oxytocin, testosterone, and estrogen, says Dr. They're the best medicine imaginable to keep your hormones in balance, reduce anxiety, improve your sex life, and promote a more restful sleep, thanks to serotonin released during orgasm.
Understanding your heart
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A long-term health condition like a heart attack or heart surgery can be hard on relationships with partners, family and friends. You may find it difficult to talk with people about your condition, even if they are close to you. The way you feel about yourself will change. Coping with any physical and emotional changes can affect how you feel and interact with others. Recognising this and accepting this can be a way to move forward. Your heart attack or heart surgery has affected them too so try to be understanding about what they are going through. Adjustments take time for everyone.
In fact, sexual attraction and sexual compatibility are the basis of many successful relationships. Thinking with our nether regions may be natural, but continually acting on those thoughts while the laundry piles up could be the sign of a problem. So how much sex is ideal, and how much is too much? Research suggests that, for people in relationships, having sex is linked to greater well-being and happiness.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Erika W. When you first start dating someone new, you might have sex all the time. As you move out of the " honeymoon phase " no actual honeymoon required and find your new normal, you may be totally fine with having sex less often. Or you might miss what sex was like in the early days of your relationship.