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The Surprising Health Benefits of BDSM

Creative Commons Eduardo Santos
Creative Commons Eduardo Santos

Creative Commons/Eduardo Santos

It’s only been a couple of years since the medical industry decided participation in fetishism and sadomasochism was no longer considered a mental disorder. It’s no surprise there aren’t many long term and older studies about BDSM. Thankfully, in recent years, researchers have started seriously studying the effects of BDSM and their findings are surprising (well, surprising to the researchers– many BDSM practitioners have always known it was doing something good!)

Now, thanks to research, we have better evidence of exactly what it’s doing to our minds and bodies. In this about.com article I dive into the health benefits of BDSM.  What you learn might (or might not) surprise you!

Click to read the full article: The Health Benefits of BDSM on about.com

1 reply
  1. Cheryl
    Cheryl says:

    Two things: had no idea fetishism was once diagnosed as a mental defect! I love the paragraph under improved mental health …all the things ones needs for the last section, healthy relationships. Dommes had lower cortisol levels after sessions? Where’s my whip o.O

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