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Study: Women's orgasms relieve stress, anxiety
KXAS TV ^ | June 20, 2005

Posted on 06/22/2005 6:19:06 AM PDT by tuffydoodle

Study: Women's Orgasms Relieve Stress, Anxiety Researchers Couldn't Get Reliable Results From Men

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- For women, having an orgasm is more than just pleasurable -- it's apparently also a stress-reliever.

Researchers in the Netherlands have found that the part of a woman's brain that governs fear and anxiety is turned off during an orgasm. But it remains active if she's faking.

In the study, researchers injected men and women volunteers with a dye that shows changes in the brain function on a scan. For women, the scanner measured brain activity at rest, and during real and faked orgasms.

Researchers said it was hard to get reliable results from the men because the scanner needs activities that last at least two minutes -- and men's climaxes don't last that long.

The results of the study were presented Monday to an annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: noshitsherlock; ohbaby; putonyouroface
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I could have saved them alot of money if they'd of just asked me.
1 posted on 06/22/2005 6:19:07 AM PDT by tuffydoodle
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To: tuffydoodle

stop the presses!!


2 posted on 06/22/2005 6:20:29 AM PDT by AntiGuv ()
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To: Junior

Talk about stating the obvious.


3 posted on 06/22/2005 6:20:42 AM PDT by cjshapi
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To: tuffydoodle

Masters of the Obvious strike again!


4 posted on 06/22/2005 6:21:00 AM PDT by rhombus
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5 posted on 06/22/2005 6:21:39 AM PDT by Constitution Day (Emphatically eschew exclamatory excess.)
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To: tuffydoodle

And I suppose Men's don't?........


6 posted on 06/22/2005 6:21:41 AM PDT by Red Badger (The Army makes the world safe for democracy. The Marines make the world safe for the Army.....)
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To: rhombus; cyborg

7 posted on 06/22/2005 6:21:41 AM PDT by Petronski (Be alert! The world needs more lerts.)
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To: tuffydoodle

Man, these are some slow people. The things folks throw money away for just amazes me.


8 posted on 06/22/2005 6:21:45 AM PDT by refermech
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the scanner needs activities that last at least two minutes -- and men's climaxes don't last that long.

Women get more raw pleasure, men get more raw satisfaction.

9 posted on 06/22/2005 6:22:03 AM PDT by bikepacker67
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To: tuffydoodle
Doh!
10 posted on 06/22/2005 6:23:03 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Drug prohibition laws spawned the runaway federal health care monopoly and fund terrorism.)
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To: Red Badger

"And I suppose Men's don't?........"

They need another 10 years and 50 million to figure it out.


11 posted on 06/22/2005 6:24:34 AM PDT by tuffydoodle
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To: tuffydoodle; martin_fierro; pissant; Dashing Dasher; najida
The results of the study were presented Monday to an annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.

That's a HOT show.

Hot. Hot! HOT!!!

12 posted on 06/22/2005 6:24:40 AM PDT by Petronski (Be alert! The world needs more lerts.)
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To: tuffydoodle

May I present this austere group of researchers whose amazing discovery will help womenkind world-wide, with this plaque of appreciation and monthly "No Shiite Sherlock" Award. It is well deserved. Congratulations. The world is a better place because of your immensely important research......../sarc


13 posted on 06/22/2005 6:25:42 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Excrementum Occurum)
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To: GreenEggsNHam

Piiiing. [rrrrrrrowr...]


14 posted on 06/22/2005 6:25:56 AM PDT by ericthecurdog (NOBODY puts BABY in the corner!!)
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To: tuffydoodle

Years or dollars?

:)


15 posted on 06/22/2005 6:26:15 AM PDT by linkinpunk
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To: tuffydoodle
I could have saved them alot of money if they'd of just asked me.

I was thinking the same exact thing...

What do you THINK orgasms are for!?

Stress Relief.... aaaaahhhhhh....

16 posted on 06/22/2005 6:26:28 AM PDT by Dashing Dasher (Jun 22, 1909 The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, WA, after 23 days.)
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To: tuffydoodle

Still no cure for cancer.


17 posted on 06/22/2005 6:26:39 AM PDT by sandbar
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To: Petronski
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18 posted on 06/22/2005 6:27:19 AM PDT by Dashing Dasher (Jun 22, 1909 The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, WA, after 23 days.)
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To: tuffydoodle

Wife: "Honey, I have a headache."

Husband: "I think it's a stress headache."


19 posted on 06/22/2005 6:27:46 AM PDT by linkinpunk
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To: Dashing Dasher

Ooooh, that's a good one.



Woman: I have a stress headache.

Man: I'll be your Excedrin, baby. Yeah.


20 posted on 06/22/2005 6:29:13 AM PDT by Petronski (Be alert! The world needs more lerts.)
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