Episode 16: Why Pleasure is Important!

In this episode I talk about why pleasure is good for you, going into detail about hormones and the effects on the body. Plus some simple ways to cheat the system.

Bibliography:
https://theconversation.com/what-is-hedonism-and-how-does-it-affect-your-health-78040

https://neurosciencenews.com/pleasure-brain-8909/

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/07/200727114739.htm

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/longing-nostalgia/201903/too-much-pleasure-not-enough-happiness

https://www.healthline.com/health/affects-of-joy#3.-Your-autonomic-nervous-system

http://www.psychedinsanfrancisco.com/the-importance-of-pleasure/

https://www.mdlinx.com/physiciansense/what-do-sex-chocolate-and-exercise-have-in-common-research-explains/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15834840/
[Oxytocin, a mediator of anti-stress, well-being, social interaction, growth and healing] by Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg 1, Maria Petersson article found at the NIH National Library of Medicine

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183515/
The orgasmic history of oxytocin: Love, lust, and labor Navneet Magon and Sanjay Kalra

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-increase-oxytocin
12 Ways to Boost Oxytocin by Crystal Raypole as found on Healthline.com

https://www.everydayhealth.com/oxytocin/guide/
What Is Oxytocin? By Lindsey Konkel on EverydayHealth.com

https://toneandsculpt.app/blogs/eat/food-to-improve-your-love-hormone
Food to increase oxytocin: how to boost oxytocin level by Nicole Ramirez on ToneSculpt.com

https://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health-pictures/orgasms-for-a-better-life-the-surprising-benefits-of-sexual-pleasure.aspx
Orgasms for a Better Life: The Surprising Benefits of Sexual Pleasure at Everyday Health

https://www.healthline.com/health/dopamine-effects#definition
How Does Dopamine Affect the Body? Crystal Raypole at Everyday Health

https://atlasbiomed.com/blog/whats-going-on-with-hormones-and-neurotransmitters-during-sex/
What’s Going On With Hormones And Neurotransmitters During Sex Michelle Clarke

https://www.henryford.com/blog/2021/05/how-to-boost-feel-good-hormones-naturally
How To Boost Feel-Good Hormones Naturally On the Henry Ford Health Center page

https://www.sclhealth.org/blog/2019/06/the-real-health-benefits-of-smiling-and-laughing/
The Health Benefits of Smiling on the SCL health page

https://badgirlsbible.com/why-does-sex-feel-so-good Why Does Sex Feel Good? Bad Girls Bible Blog

https://www.maxim.com/maxim-man/why-sex-feels-good-2016-11 Science Has Finally Discovered Exactly Why Sex Feels So Good ZEYNEP YENISEY

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/why-does-sex-feel-good-sexual-pleasure Why Does Sex Feel So Good, Anyway? KASANDRA BRABAW

https://teachmeanatomy.info/pelvis/other/pudendal-nerve/ The Pudendal Nerve from Teach Me Anatomy


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