Have a pounding a headache? New research suggests skipping the painkillers and choosing a natural remedy: sex.
A study published in Cephalalgia, the journal of the International Headache Society, reveals more than half of migraine sufferers who had sex during an attack experienced an improvement in symptoms, and 20% were left without any pain at all.
Previous research has shown sex may be causing headaches, but neurologists say that because getting busy triggers the release of endorphins, which act on the central nervous system, intercourse is a natural way to reduce or abort headaches.
According to The Daily Mail, the hypothalamus region of the brain is active during a cluster headache, and the same area shows activity during orgasm.
So, what else can sex cure? Take a look at the list below and start treating your ailments.
. Need to relax?Look no further than the bedroom. In a Scottish study, men and women were placed in stressful situations and told to keep records of their sexual activity. People who had recorded having intercourse responded better to stress, reports Web MD. Read more…
I don’t want to write this post.
I really don’t want to write this post.
I really don’t want to write this post because all the ways that Slate columnist/link-baiter William Saletan is wrong about BDSM are so numerous and so glaringly inaccurate that I have half a mind not to dignify it with a response.
Alas, here I go:
Saletan asks whether, between 50 Shades of Grey and various colleges starting their own BDSM clubs, kink is going “mainstream,” as if sexuality is like rap music or the Atkins diet which spreads around the country once it becomes “cool”. He quickly concludes no, BDSM won’t ever be accepted by your Great Aunt Myrtle in Iowa City, because it’s actually “dangerous” — actual quote — and actually “consensual domestic violence” — actual quote.
His viewpoint only serves to further stigmatize what’s barely even taboo anymore, promoting the Dark Ages/maybe-in-rural-Alabama idea there’s “right” and “wrong” sexuality between consenting adults.
To which I have to say, shut the fuck up, William Saletan. Keep reading »
Admit it, you’re a perv. That’s why you’ve clicked on this here slideshow, featuring all manner of boobs, nipples and vaginas from the latest runway shows. And yes, they’re all there — from the gauzy breasts at Alexis Mabille, to the blatant nip slips at Elie Saab. And we haven’t even begun talking about the full frontal nudity at the latest Pamela Hogg show.
But what’s that? You’re not even reading this because you want to get straight to the models? Fine, fine. Let the nudity and NSFW glory commence.
As of today, the first Hebrew edition of Playboy is available in the Holy Land. American Playboy has been on news stands in Israel for years, but this is the first edition of the magazine featuring Israeli models and articles by Israeli writers. For whoever made the Playgoy joke, I hate to break it to you, but it doesn’t really work. A goy is a non-Jew. And the majority of Israel’s Hebrew-speaking population is Jewish. So WOMP, WOMP. As far as how Israel’s the Muslim population will react to the new edition of the magazine. Not so sure. [Buzzfeed]
If you don’t want to know about “poonspeeding,” I respect that. But you already know about butt chugging, so what the hell? You might as well know what the fine, young gentleman of Columbia University are getting up to. Without being judgmental of those who have found great value in frat life (my brother was in a frat and he is a top notch, respectful-of-women human being), I will say, that one of the reasons I chose to go to NYU was because of their lack of Greek life. According to a leaked scavenger hunt sheet from one of Columbia’s Pi Kappa Alpha pledges, there are many “tasks” to be completed for points. These range from dumb (Piss on Church of Scientology: 5 pts) to questionable (Baby Cat: 20 pts) to blatantly disrespectful to women (Video of pledges piggy-back racing on fat girls: 10 pts). The most offensive, including an awful thing called “poonspeeding,” after the jump. Keep reading »