"Some refer to dopamine as a 'pleasure' chemical – though research has shown Oxytocin is released during both orgasm and breastfeeding.
Researchers think they may have found a clue in oxytocin, a hormone released during sex and other intimate gestures like hugging or holding.
It's a stress reliever: The endorphins released during sexual intercourse and orgasms are natural mood-boosters and stress relievers. Regular.
Experts reveal exactly what happens to your brain and body during sex. releases of dopamine (the pleasure chemical), it's a similar reaction.