Let’s face it. It’s not bad at all. And while you can be a bit hush-hush about it, someone needs to say out loud that masturbation has its perks, for women.
Here’s the obvious, it comes in handy when you need to satisfy yourself and your partner is not around. But there’s so much more to it. Masturbation has health benefits.
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Masturbation helps you relax
In an interview with an English daily, Dr. Lauren Streicher, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University and author of Sex Rx: Hormones Health And Your Best Sex Ever, said masturbation helps you relax by promoting sleep, relieving stress and familiarizes you with the experience of your body. Besides, it helps one relax emotionally and physically, pretty much like a massage session. So before you go to sleep or if you feel you need to unwind, give yourself the big O.
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Masturbation makes you happier.
According to Dr Streicher, “We know that pleasure makes people feel good.” Orgasms release endorphins dopamine and oxytocin, which improve your mood.
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Masturbation helps you know your body and love it
Your body should be your best friend — and when you explore it, you get to know exactly what stimulates you and what does not. Dr Streicher emphasizes the need for women to appreciate their bodies and be comfortable with themselves.
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