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Sex and Exercise

Exercise is good for the heart, the brain and possibly even sexual satisfaction. Researchers at Indiana University surveyed women online about exercise-induced sexual gratification. A surprising number of women said that they experienced orgasm during exercise. Strenuous abdominal exercises appear to be the most likely to trigger sexual response. Physical exercise may offer ways for some women to improve their sexual satisfaction. Even if it doesn’t result in orgasm, it is good for overall health.
[Sexual and Relationship Therapy, online March 20, 2012]

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Terry Graedon, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and co-host of The People’s Pharmacy radio show, co-author of The People’s Pharmacy syndicated newspaper columns and numerous books, and co-founder of The People’s Pharmacy website. Terry taught in the Duke University School of Nursing and was an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Applied Anthropology. Terry is one of the country's leading authorities on the science behind folk remedies..
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