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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Hidden Health Benefits of Sex

Posted: May 14, 2012

Some of the hidden benefits of having sex include sounder sleep, the minimalization of pain, a youthful glow, lighter periods for women, and a more toned body. Professor Cindy Meston and other researchers talk about how the release of certain hormones and endorphins is linked to these effects. Dr. Meston is the director of the Sexual Psychophysiology Laboratory. more >

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