Blood may flow to the brain more easily when a person is flogged or spanked.

Organs and muscles get new oxygen and hormones from the fresh blood flow.

Brain cells get tired and even unwell when their own blood becomes polluted with waste materials such as used blood.

This process of detoxification is essential if we are to maintain a strong immune system and keep our bodies well-equipped to cope with infections.

Experts say that BDSM is unlike other forms of sex in that it causes a surge in blood flow.

There are millions of receptors just below the surface of the skin, making it the body’s biggest organ.”

Our bodies begin to recover as soon as someone touches our flesh in any way—whether it’s massage, playing, embracing or having physical sex.’