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could sex/masturbation help in reducing stress?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
STRESS: Yes.
Answered on Oct 29, 2012
Dr. Jerry Smith
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Research supports...: Yes, sexual activity can be a stress reliever. There are immediate benefits to sex, to include the release of physiological and sometimes emotional tension. Additionally, there are long term benefits to an active sex life, to include overall increased physical activity and adding years to one's life. Unfortunately, this research is based on sexual intercourse and not masturbation.
Answered on Jan 30, 2017
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