11 Wonderful Health Benefits Of Sex

There are many health benefits of sex that as an adult you just simply cannot be ignorant of.

These health benefits are the motivational tips you need if your  life is nothing to write home about.

I mean it.

1. Boost Your Libido.

Health Benefits Of Sex,

The very first amazing benefit of sex is that the more you indulge in it the more you would want it.

Meaning, its a natural boost to your libido.

 “Having sex will make sex better and will improve your libido,” says Lauren Streicher, MD. She is an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

If you want to improve your . Then begin by getting active between the sheets in your room.

As for the female folks sex can also improve blood flow, elasticity andvaginal lubrication.

2. Burn Those Calories

Health Benefits Of Sex,

The activities between the sheets can help you loose those extra .

It is said that for every single minute spent having sex you loose 5 calories.

3. Ruduced Risk Of Heart Attack

Apart from raising your heart rate, sex can also do more good to your overall heart .

Sex can help you balance the estrogen and levels in your body.

When either one of those is low you begin to get lots of problems, like osteoporosis and even heart disease

Additionally men who are having sex at least twice a week are half as likely to die of heart disease unlike men who rarely have  sex.

4. Pain Relief.

Another wonderful of sex is its ability to help you feel less pain.

It does this by raising your pain threshold.

According to Barry R. Komisaruk, PhD, a distinguished service professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, “Orgasm can block pain,”.

But in the absence of orgasm. Simulation can do just fine.  “We’ve found that 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,” Komisaruk says.


5. Easily Fall Asleep

Now this is an obvious benefit, one that we must have all experienced. The urge to fall asleep after a very good sex is almost general in nature.

And here is why.

“After orgasm, the hormone prolactin is released, which is responsible for the feelings of relaxation and sleepiness” after sex, says Sheenie Ambardar, MD. She is a psychiatrist in West Hollywood, Calif.

6. Contain Stress

Sex is that pleasurable means through which you can reduce your stress levels. 

As one of the health benefits of sex, having a quickie makes more sense now, more than ever.

Just by touching and hugging alone, your body is forced to release feel good hormones that would help you overcome stress.

7. Perfect Immune System

This should undoubtedly be the top among the health benefits of sex because our immune system is our very existence. 

Sex can sharpen your immune system.

“Sexually active people take fewer sick days,” says Yvonne K. Fulbright, PhD a sexual health expert.

8. Reduced Blood Pressure

According to studies it seems there is a link between sex and lower blood pressure.

A fact that has been comcured to by Joseph J. Pinzone, MD, who is the CEO and medical director of Amai Wellness.

“There have been many studies,” he says. “One landmark study found that sexual intercourse specifically (not masturbation) lowered systolic blood pressure.” 

9. Bladder Control

Health Benefits Of Sex,

Sex would do your pelvic floor a great good (referring to women).

By having an orgasm, it causes your pelvic floor muscles to contract and as a result they are strengthened.

In other words it would help you avoid incontinence, which is likely to affect 30% of the women population at any period in their lives.

10. Reduce Your Risk Of Getting Prostate Cancer 

Do you know that the very act of ejaculation can help reduce your chances of getting prostrate cancer?

It doesn’t even matter if it is through sex, masturbation or any other method.

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Men who ejaculated frequently (at least 21 times a month) were less likely to get prostate cancer .

11. Younger Looking 

Source: Wise Geek

Enough rumble in the sheets can get you that glow you have been spending so much to get.

Simply put, sex can make you look younger.

The release of estrogen and testosterone during sex makes sure of that.

In study, the participants who had sex at least 4 times per week with a regular partner were perceived to be 7 to 12 years younger than they actually were.

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Felix Brambaifa is a writer and blogger from Nigeria. The founder of Naturally Healthy People and other niche blogs.

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