What are the benefits of masturbation?

Quels sont les bienfaits de la masturbation ?

Sexuality, whether male or female, is an essential component of every individual's life. Every week, men and women express their sexuality in different ways, whether through intercourse, solo masturbation, or any other way that brings them pleasure and enjoyment. Men and women each have their own way of exploring their sexuality and enjoying the pleasures of sex. From the way the penis works to the frequency of intercourse, male and female sexuality can be complex and varied. In this article, we'll explore the different aspects of masturbation in more detail, including its benefits, psychological and physiological aspects, as well as the taboos and prejudices that surround it in contemporary societies.

When do you start masturbating?

Every one of us may have explored masturbation, and perhaps our first masturbation was in a surprising way. In fact, it's in the womb that the fetus explores masturbation for the first time. The child then gradually discovers that certain practices are pleasurable, and discovers a pleasure in doing so. While almost all men claim to have masturbated, only 60% of women have done so. This can be explained by persistent taboos... Female masturbation is still very much a taboo subject in our society, and suffers from many prejudices.

However, masturbation is normal and diverse, and is even considered by sexologists to play an important role in the construction and structuring of sexuality. The practice of masturbation has many physical and psychological benefits.

What are the benefits of masturbation?

Psychologically, masturbation combats stress and promotes sleep.

In fact, both masturbation and sexual intercourse encourage the brain to produce endorphins. These promote muscular relaxation, calm and soothing.

Endorphins also act as an effective painkiller, particularly for migraines and menstrual cramps. But that's not all: masturbation can also help you to develop a more positive body image, leading to greater self-esteem and self-confidence.

On a physical level, masturbation is good for the heart, as it speeds up the heartbeat and keeps it working while strengthening it. What's more, in men, masturbation can prevent prostate cancer.

Is masturbation a way of getting to know your body better and helping you towards orgasm?

During intercourse, masturbation helps you to get to know your partner better, accept your body but also to better guide your partner towards what pleases you. For men, it can also help control ejaculation, delaying premature ejaculation and even combating impotence, by influencing the brain's ability to manage arousal and delay ejaculation.

Masturbation therefore seems to be excellent for both mental and physical health, whatever the sex. Perhaps it's time to break the taboos that surround it?

Masturbation to combat menstrual pain?

In fact, the prostaglandins responsible for promoting uterine contractions cause period pains. When you feel period pains, you need to turn to the pleasure hormone dopamine. So relax, put on your prettiest menstrual lingerie or find pleasure in other actions that will boost your body's secretion of dopamine! (for the Elia team, chocolate and sport work well! )

How to masturbate properly?

There are no special rules, just enjoy yourself! To do this, you can learn a little more about the clitoris. We also recommend reading : Le petit guide de la masturbation féminine : Au bout des doigtsby Julia Pietri. You can also follow the @orgasme_et_moi and @jouissanceclub accounts, as well as the book of the same name by Jüne Plã.

In conclusion, sexual health and feminine well-being are essential elements in the life of every individual and couple. Studies have shown that masturbation, both solo and as a couple, can promote better sleep, stimulate the production of beneficial hormones, and reduce the risk of certain diseases, including certain types of cancer in both women and men. What's more, exploring erogenous zones and caressing can strengthen intimacy and love within the couple. It's important to recognize that sexuality is an integral part of life, and everyone can find their own way to experience and express their sexuality in a healthy and fulfilling way, whether it's solo masturbation or sex with a partner.

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