Ejaculate daily to reduce prostate cancer risk, study says - Regular orgasms can reduce the risk of prostate cancer. Men who ejaculate regularly throughout their lives lower their risk of the disease, a new study has found.
The researchers observed participants for several years and found that men who ejaculated at least 21 times a month had 22 percent lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
While this data is the most compelling to date on the potential benefit of ejaculation on prostate cancer development, they are observational data and should be construed somewhat cautiously, Jennifer Rider of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, said.
According to the report from World Cancer Research Fund International, the study can benefit millions of people in fighting prostate cancer since more than 1.1 million people in 2012 were affected with the disease.
The number of people developing prostate cancer is increasing exponentially and it is expected that almost two million people in the world are suffering from the disease today and regular ejaculation can put a break on the increasing numbers to some extent.
Ejaculation occurs when semen gets out in series of spurts along with series of hormones such as serotonin, oxytocin and prolactin being released into the body. These hormones give men pleasure apart from making them relax and sleepy.