Sickness is constantly on the mind of everyone around the world these days. Most prodigiously, widespread illness has forced billions into their homes for extended periods this year, creating lots of alone time and a surge in masturbation. These people definitely could have had worse ideas, whether they were relatively safe from the coronavirus or, perhaps, even sick with it. The benefits of masturbation for relatively healthy people have been well-documented. It feels good, relieves stress and helps us feel happy , among other positives. But similarly to what they say about apples — which is true — a self-love sesh a day could keep the doctor away.
Sweaty sheets, hot skin, tired from head to toe It might be both, if you've ever found yourself sitting in bed on a sick day but thinking about other, much more pleasurable bedroom activities. Research suggests that being aroused while you have a cold is a real thing - and it might serve a purpose. Some people feel aroused when they're horny, but science suggests there may be a reason for it.
This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. Sexual activity while sick can have a positive effect on treating your cold or flu in that it stimulates blood flow Even during times of peak health, there are so many health benefits of orgasms , which include:. So even in the best of times, masturbating is good for you, and there are no side effects!
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