6 things about oral sex that you may not have known

Well, it’s time to face the truth: oral sex is enjoyable, even though there are taboos and many myths around its practice. So we decided to ignore bad tongues, and bring you a few valuable facts about oral sex.

oral sex can be good for health

1. Oral sex is antidepressant

Since there are researches that talk about the antidepressant properties of semen, you know what we mean. Semen contains cortisol, which improves mood in general, but also contains three antidepressants par excellence: melatonin, thyrotropine and serotonin.

2. There are animals that practice oral sex

It is not very common, but this sexual behavior has been seen in young bonobos, mainly as a playful behavior. But there are also recorded cases of oral sex among fruit bats. According to research, if the female bat licked the male’s genitals, copulation lasts longer.

3. Oral sex is cultured

Well, if speaking Latin is cultured… At least two words of Latin origin refer to its practice in a man and a woman, fellatio (defellare, chupar) and cunnilingus (cunnilingus, wedge, and lingus, tongue) respectively.

4. By transitive, oral sex can be good for your health…

It has been proven that achieving an orgasm is a way of relieving pain, thanks to the release of oxytocin. It also helps to improve cardiovascular health and combat aging. Oral sex is therefore healthy, with the necessary precautions. Because….

5. Yes, you can catch diseases

Of course, there are several sexually transmitted diseases that you can get from oral sex, such as syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, or the human papillomavirus, among others. But it is also true that the risk is not greater than for other sexual practices. The important thing is to be informed and use protection.

6. Oral sex doesn’t get fat… or yes.

A typical ejaculation contains only about 20 calories. Well… uh… make calculations and draw your own conclusions.

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