Sunday, July 19, 2009

An Orgasm a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

The Welcomed Consensus has been teaching the benefits of having orgasm as a daily practice through Deliberate Orgasm for 25 years, but it was Mae West who has been credited for saying "An Orgasm a Day Keeps the Doctor Away." Before this concept took Britain by storm, an article with this as the title appeared last October in the McGill University newspaper.

"Regular orgasms can lengthen your life – or so it seems. Many studies, conducted from the seventies to present, indicate that an energetic sex life can be good for you. Although the science of sexuality is still young, it isn’t coming down on the side of abstinence.

One 1997 study, by Dr. Davie Smith and colleagues, quizzed men on the frequency of their orgasms, and followed up ten years later. The findings: men having frequent orgasms had a 50 per cent lower mortality risk than men having infrequent orgasms. That is, after controlling for factors like age and social status, the study concluded that the more orgasms you have, the lower your risk of death..."

Read entire article here.

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