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Top 10 Reasons to Have More Orgasms

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jun 02, 2014
Having an orgasm could help improve your health. Here are 10 reasons why increase in your sexual activity is a good strategy for better health.
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    Far reaching health benefits of an orgasm

    If you believe that the only benefit of sex is pleasure, you are yet to know the innumerable health benefits of it. Having an orgasm could help improve your health. Here are 10 reasons why increase in your sexual activity is a good strategy for better health. (Image source:Getty)

    Far reaching health benefits of an orgasm
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    Relieves stress

    When stressed out with work or family problems, you can use sex to de-stress. Orgasm helps improve your mood and helps you handle stress better. (Image source:Getty)

    Relieves stress
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    Helps you sleep better

    Having a good orgasm will help you sleep better and could also help with insomnia. Orgasms release feel-good hormones called endorphins, which have a sedative effect to help you sleep better. After you've made love, you will enjoy a fabulous night of sleep. (Image source:Getty)

    Helps you sleep better
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    Boosts blood circulation

    Sexual activity increases your heart rate and fresh blood is supplied to your organs and cells. The flushing of the used blood also expels toxins and other material that make you lethargic. (Image source:Getty)

    Boosts blood circulation
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    Stay fit / lose weight

    Orgasm is a great form of exercise; it can help one stay in shape. A 15-minute love making can burn a lot of calories. An orgasm can help you torch up to 200 calories. Like with other exercises, consistency is more rewarding. (Image source:Getty)

    Stay fit / lose weight
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    Strengthens your intimate bond

    In addition to a cascade of bodily events, orgasm can help with intimacy. It increases trust, attachment and bonding. Following some really great sex, you will feel closer to your partner. (Image source:Getty)

    Strengthens your intimate bond
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    Improves cardiovascular health

    A good sex is good for your heart. Having an orgasm ups testosterone levels in men, which keeps the heart healthy. Moreover, sexual activity helps lower cholesterol and blood pressure – two harbingers for heart diseases. (Image source:Getty)

    Improves cardiovascular health
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    Increases immunity

    A good orgasm has a power to increase the level of the immune-boosting antibody immunoglobulin A (IgA). IgA makes your body stronger against illnesses like the common cold and fever. (Image source:Getty)

    Increases immunity
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    Improves bladder control in women

    When you have a good sex; it is like a workout for your pelvic floor muscles. Having an orgasm can causes contractions in those muscles, giving them more strength. A strong pelvic floor muscles helps avoid incontinence. (Image source:Getty)

    Improves bladder control in women
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    Alleviates pain

    Thanks to pain-relieving oxytocin and endorphins, sexual activity can ease all kinds of pain in women - including pain from arthritis, pain after surgery and even pain during childbirth. (Image source:Getty)

    Alleviates pain
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    Helps you live longer

    Sexual activity has a protective effect on men's health, reducing their risk of coronary heart disease. ‘The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life’ suggests that the women who reported a frequency of orgasm during intercourse tended to live longer than those who reported being less sexually fulfilled. (Image source:Getty)

    Helps you live longer
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