Your period. It’s kind of the worst, right? Well, it shouldn’t be. Although for many it can include painful cramps, uncomfortable bloating, and irritability, it’s something we have to live with, so we might as well enjoy it right? Turns out, we can with self-stimulation. In fact, masturbating during your period can bring more than pleasure — it can actually be beneficial to your health.
In Women’s Health Magazine, Dr. Sonia Bahlani, New York’s pelvic pain specialist, discusses the benefits of masturbation during your period. From relieving stress to reducing painful cramps to heightened sensation, masturbation can have a significant, positive impact on your period symptoms. It has to do with the hormones oxytocin and prolactin, and the increase in blood flow to your genitals.
Want to learn more about how masturbating during your period can make your monthly flow more enjoyable?