Having sex with 20 or more women lowers risk of prostate cancer
A new study out of Canada is giving new meaning to the term "sexual healing." Researchers in Montreal found men who've had more than 20 sexual partners had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer than men who, shall we say, indulged in DIY home remedies (aka masturbation). Hmmm, sounds to me like an excuse for men to rack up more sexual partners. However, researchers insist that it's not. It's science, they say. It'll help men's health, they promise. Uh-huh, suuuuurrre.
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I'm not exactly buying this, but I'm willing to hear these researchers out anyway. After all, I like to stay in the know regarding potential lines men may feed me, to try and get a lil' extra something-something. I guess you can say I'm conducting a little research of my own. So, anyway, according to the study, men who've bedded 20 or more women in their lifetime, slashed their risk of developing prostate cancer by an admittedly impressive 28%. On the other hand, celibacy doubles the risk of the disease. Oh, that's no bueno. But that still doesn't explain why men need to have tons o' sex with tons o' women. Couldn't they just have lots of nookie with a handful of ladies and reap the same benefits? Apparently, the answer to that is NO.
This is actually the first study of its kind to suggest that the quantity of partners matters more than the amount of sex each man is actually having. Right now the theory is men who've had more partners tend to have more sex than men who've had fewer partners (or are in a committed relationship), and therefore have a higher frequency of ejaculations. And for those of you who aren't in the know, every ejaculation counts, as each one reduces calcifications in the prostate. Errrr, I guess I see the science behind it, but I still don't see why docs wouldn't just prescribe more sex with fewer women.
I love my boyfriend, and I want nothing but the best for him. And I also get that prostate cancer is a scary disease that claims up to 10,8000 lives a year, but I'll be damned if I'm going to let him sleep with up to twenty other women, just to keep cancerous "crystals" from forming in his nether regions. Nope! I'd respond a lot better to him asking me for more sex than I would to him asking me to gift him a cancer-preventing harem. But maybe that's just me. What's your take?
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