10 SEX health Benefits
Sex not only feels good, it is also good for you.
In this post we outline sex health benefits.
Being close to your partner can soothe stress and anxiety.
Sex and intimacy can boost your self-esteem and happiness, too. It’s not only a prescription for a healthy life, but a happy one.
You may nod off more quickly after sex, and for good reason. After orgasm, the hormone prolactin is released, which is responsible for the feelings of relaxation and sleepiness
Count as Exercise
Sex is a really great form of exercise. Yes it won’t replace the treadmill, but it counts for something.
Sex uses about five calories per minute, four more calories than watching TV. It gives you a one-two punch, It bumps up your heart rate and uses various muscles.
So get busy! You may even want to clear your schedule to make time for it on a regular basis. Like with exercise, consistency helps maximize the benefits.
Lowers Heart Attack Risk
Good sex life is good for your heart. It helps to raise your heart rate and helps to keep your estrogen and testosterone levels in balance. If one of this are low you begin to get lots of problems one of them being heart disease.
Before you reach for an aspirin, ty for an orgasm. Orgasm can block pain.
Orgasm release a hormone that helps raise your pain threshold.
Many women have confirmed that genital self-stimulation can reduce menstrual cramps.
May Make Prostate Cancer Less Likely
Men who ejaculated frequently – at least 21 times a month were less likely to get prostate cancer during one study, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
You don’t need a partner to reap this benefit: Sexual intercourse, nocturnal emission, and masturbation were all part of the equation.
- Boosts Your Libido
For men having sex will make sex better and help improve your libido thus adding to more lively sex life.
For women, having sex ups viginal lubrication, blood flow and elasticity. All of this make sex feel better and help you crave more of it.
Improves Women’s Bladder Control
A strong pelvic floor is important for avoiding incontinence, something that will affect about 30% of women at some point in their lives.
Good sex is like a workout for your pelvic floor muscles. When you have an orgasm, it causes contractions in those muscles, which strengthens them.
Lowers Your Blood Pressure
Research suggests a link between sex and lower blood pressure. One landmark study found that sexual intercourse specifically (not masturbation) lowered systolic blood pressure. That’s the first number on your blood pressure test.
Helps Keep Your Immune System Humming
People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders.
You should still do all the other things that make your immune system happy such as:
- East right
- Get enough sleep
- Stay active
- Keep up with you vaccinations
- Use a condom if you don’t know both of your STD statuses