You probably don't need me to talk you into having an orgasm. I mean, orgasms are great, right? They feel great, they make you feel like a queen, and the best news yet? They're actually really, really good for you. That's right — having an orgasm can improve your health. On the big scale, intimacy and sexual pleasure are important. But what about the little ways orgasms make your life better? What about the ways you didn't even know having an orgasm was helping you out?
When you're feeling stressed, feeling tired, or just plain old feeling gross, you might veer away from the idea of getting intimate. It can be difficult to get yourself into that mind frame. But that's when an orgasm can wind up helping you out the most. So the next time you've got a headache and want to push your partner away, or the next time you feel a cold coming on and stash your vibrator away until you've gotten over it? Think twice. Pull out this handy dandy list of ways orgasms are helping you out behind the scenes, and get ready to get down with your bad self. You'll wind up thanking yourself for it later.