#7. Lessens pain
Before you reach for an aspirin, try for an orgasm. Orgasm can block pain. It releases a hormone that helps raise your pain threshold. Stimulation without orgasm can also do the trick. Vaginal stimulation can block chronic back and leg pain, and many women have told us that genital self-stimulation can reduce menstrual cramps, arthritic pain, and in some cases even headache.