These are our 10 good reasons to make sex one of your ‘5 a Day’ and live a longer, healthier and happier life. Sounds too good to be true? Let us tell you how it can help..
Sex helps strengthen your immune system
If you have sex at least twice a week, the body has been seen to release more antigens into your system which helps fight off infections like colds and flu. Just think how healthy you could be if you made sex one of your ‘5 a day’, every day!
Sex can reduce stress and lower your blood pressure
Any sort of pleasurable physical contact can improve your blood pressure significantly. Whether it’s just a quickie or a full on session, penetrative sex helps you to chill out, de-stress and lowers that blood pressure, for a happier, healthier you
Sex could lower his risk of prostate cancer
According to studies done by Harvard Medical School, the risk of developing Prostate Cancer is reduced in men that have sex and ejaculate more often. A win/win situation for most men – having a good sex life = improving chances of living healthier for longer
Regular sex keeps you looking young
Apparently if you have sex 3 times a week or more, it can keep you looking up to 10 years younger. A natural twinkle in your eye and far more fun than face creams!
Sex can make you smarter
It has been proven that if you have sex more often, it reduces stress and you brain functions far better when you’re happy and relaxed. Therefore, more sex can actually make you smarter
Sex helps you sleep better
Having sex is great exercise and like going to the gym or for a run, it increases your heart rate which then leads on to better relaxation. For men, the hormone prolactin is released after orgasm, which makes you feel lethargic, leading to feeling naturally sleepy. Have orgasms and sleep better
Having sex can help with pain relief
Studies have shown that people who have a regular sex life can cope better with pain and take far less pain relief medication. For women, masturbating is a great way to help relieve menstrual cramps – a technique women have been intuitively using for years
Sex is enjoyable exercise
Let’s face it – it’s far easier and appealing than going to the gym for most of us. If you have sex 3 times a week, not only are you healthier and happier, you also burn approximately 7,600 calories a year and you don’t even have to get out of bed
Having sex strengthens your Pelvic Floor
By having sex, you are naturally giving your insides a workout and strengthening your pelvic floor. Stronger pelvic floor muscles give you better orgasms, so in theory, the more sex you have, the better your sex life gets
Regular sex makes you live longer
The wonderful conclusion of all of these facts means that if you have regular sex, you are giving yourself the best chance of being healthier, happier, smarter, more chilled out and will actually live longer to enjoy all of these benefits.
No excuses now! Get on and enjoy that sex life to the full – it’s good for you!
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