9 Health Benefits You Get From Sex

It’s more than just enjoyable — having sex can be good for your health!

9 Health Benefits You Get From Sex

File this under amazing news: It turns out that sex has positive benefits beyond just feeling amazing. Having sex feels good and it can be good for your health! Studies reveal that it may help lower your stress, reduce your risk of heart disease, and even potentially extend your lifespan. Find out the 9 biggest health benefits of sex.


Boosts Women's Pain Threshold

Boosts Women's Pain Threshold

A study found that pleasurable sexual stimulation (in this particular study, from masturbation) could help temporarily reduce women’s pain threshold. We’re not saying to skip the Tylenol in favor of an orgasm, but the pain tolerance threshold increased a whopping 74 percent for women right after their orgasm.

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3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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