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Self-pleasure will help ward off depression this season – STUDY

Alone this holiday season? Don’t fret. Findings of a controversial new study suggest that there just may be a way to ward off depression for those who are lonely this season. The good news is that it will not cost you any money.

While it isn’t something that is openly spoken about, the findings of this study by researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia declare that self-pleasure is good for you. One of its benefits is that it can help you fight depression especially.


Sexual arousal helps fight depressed feelings through an increase in endorphins in the blood.

In addition to warding off depression, self-pleasure also effectively helps women keep UTI’s at bay. The endorphins produced during the act lead to an increase in the levels of cortisol in the body which helps boost immunity.

Also, when a woman is aroused, the cervix is stretched allowing fluid circulation which in turn allows harmful bacteria to be flushed out. Even better, the risk of contracting UTI’s is near minimum as there isn’t sexual contact with another person.

For men, the act of self-pleasure also helps fight prostate cancer. Men who have more sex have been seen to be at a lower risk of prostate cancer. This is also true for self-pleasure. When the prostate excretes most of the semen fluid during ejaculation, it also flushes out the toxins which cause prostate cancer.