Was SEX good for you? Read it now

Sex is great in many ways. It not only allows us to get intimate with each other, but it also burns calories and releases a whole host of hormones that have a range of health benefits.

  1. Makes you happy – Orgasms releases serotonin, endorphins and oxytocin, all of which can help reduce the risk of depression.
  2. Relieves headaches – The rush of endorphins can numb the pain from migranes.
  3. Regular sex can boost a woman’s sense of smell by the release of the hormone prolactin.
  4. People who have sex at least 3 times a week look 10 years younger than those who have sex twice a week.
  5. Men who have sex at least twice a week are less likely to develop heart disease compared to those who have sex once a month or less.
  6. Less than 1% of acute heart attacks are linked to sexual activity.
  7. Sex can lower BP(Blood Pressure) as well as the stress response to stress-including tasks.
  8. Martiality risk is 50% lower for men who have sex twice a week or more, compared to those who have sex once a month or less.
  9. Women who have infrequent sex increase their risk of breast cancer.
  10. Stronger immune system – People who have sex once or twice a week have 3 times as much immunoglobulin than those having infrequent or no sex.
  11. For men and women, a slim waist is associated with more sex and sexual activity.
  12. For women, frequent sex is associated with increased fertility.
  13. Sex strengthens the pelvic floor muscles, which helps with urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction.
  14. Men who ejaculate at least 5 times a week are said to lessen their risk of prostate cancer.
  15. Generosity – Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, increases generosity between people who are emotionally engaged with each other.
  16. Sex burns about 5 calories per minute, or generally between 50 to 150 calories.
  17. Higher fitness levels are correlated with higher levels of sexual satisfaction.
  18. Sex at least once a week lessens the frequency of menopausal hot flushes.
  19. Sex not only makes you feel great, but keeps you fit, increase brain power, improve your heart rate and help your body fight off diseases.
  20. If you are looking for a safe exercise, sex is the safest sport you can practice and also one of the most effective.

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