Benefits of Adding Regular Sex to Your Routine
The health benefits of sex go far beyond the bedroom or the couch. Having sex is actually very good for you, in ways your probably never knew before. Studies find that ‘technoference‘ is getting in the way of having good sex and hurting your relationship! Even with partners who have good relationships. A recent study found 10% of people actually check their phones during sex. So turn off your phone, put the Netflix show back in the queue and turn your attention to your partner. If you are looking to increase your immune system and maintain a healthy weight, then you might want to consider having more sex. The health benefits of sex are not just anecdotal; they are backed by scientific evidence. Below, I have listed 10 of the most important health benefits of sex.
According to a Cambridge statistician, there’s a 40% decrease of people having sex in under 20 years. That means by 2030 couples won’t be having sex at all!
More men are having relationships with their dolls it seems lately! Well, at least they are having sex! I wonder if having sex with an inanimate object provides the same health benefits though. Something to ponder.
10 Health Benefits of Sex
1- Sex Reduces Stress Level: A significant health benefit of sex is that it decreases your blood pressure and overall stress level. Studies have confirmed that the more frequently you have sex, the lower your diastolic blood pressure.
2- Sex Burns Body Fat: It has been documented that a half-hour sexual intercourse burns approximately 85 calories. As a reminder, one pound of fat equates to 3,500 calories; this means that you can lose about a pound of fat for every 42 half-hour sex sessions. Sex is a great form of cardio and should not be underestimated, as a good way to lose or maintain weight.
3- Sex Increases Immunity: According to scientific research, the more frequently you have sex, the higher your levels of immunoglobulin. Immunoglobulin is a fancy word for the antibody responsible for protecting you from getting colds and other infections.
4- Sex Makes you Breathe Better: Researchers found that having sex frequently (twice or more per week), helps reduce men’s risk of fatal heart attack by 50 percent. Sexual intercourse makes your heart healthier.
5- Sex Increases Self-Esteem: Based on findings from sex therapists and marriage counselors, couples who have sex report that having good sex boosts their self-esteem.
6- Sex Lowers the Risk of Prostate Cancer: According to research, when young men ejaculate frequently, they have a lower risk of contracting prostate cancer later in life.
7- Sex Promotes Intimacy: Having sexual intercourse and orgasms boost the level of oxytocin in your body. Oxytocin is a hormone that helps humans bond and trust one another.
8- Sex Decreases Pain: A rise in the level of oxytocin (mentioned above), triggers a release of endorphins in the body. Endorphins help reduce pain.
9- Sex Strengthens the Pelvic Area: When you do Kegel exercises during sex, you experience more pleasure, and strengthen your pelvic muscles at the same time. Kegel exercises involve flexing the muscles between your anus and genital.
10- Sex Makes you Sleep Better: The oxytocin released during orgasm helps promote sleep. Now women should understand why guys tend to sleep right after sex.
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