Spanking raises womens testosterone, study shows

bondage10In a paper published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior titled Hormonal changes and couple bonding in consentual sadomasochistic activity, two studies were performed to examine  the hormonal changes in testosterone for 58 sadomasochistic (SM) couples. The couples performed a variety of activities designed to produce either pain or pleasure including bondage, sensory deprivation, verbal and non-verbal communication, and various expressions of caring and affection.  Female participants who were bound, receiving stimulation (spanking), and following orders showed increases in testosterone.

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Anthony Roberts is the author of numerous books and articles, both online and off, dealing with all areas of performance enhancing drugs. Additionally he has worked as a coach, trainer, consultant, and nutritional supplement designer. His forthcoming book is Generation S, and slated for release in the Fall of 2009.