Sex is an important part of life and overall well-being. In exploring just how sex affects the mind and body, the list of benefits appears to be endless. Having regular sex can improve your overall physical and emotional well-being, make you look younger and reduce the risk of heart diseases.
Make sex your prescription for a healthy and a happy life. So what are you waiting for? Save electricity, turn off the lights and get it on!
These are just some of the many benefits that sex can have on your health.
1. Relieve Stress
Having sex helps you forget your troubles. Being physically active with your partner can soothe stress and anxiety. Sex and intimacy can boost your self- esteem and confidence. So, plan your next getaway with your partner and spice up your sex life!
2. Look younger
Ditch anti-ageing creams and Botox! Having regular sex can actually make you glow. An orgasm triggers the release of estrogen in both male and female bodies. Estrogen improves the skin and hair quality making you look more attractive and younger.
3. Don’t have time to workout, have sex!
People, you don’t need to lift those heavy weights and kill yourself with intense cardio sessions. All you need is a couch or a bed and you are set to go! Sex is really a great form of exercise; it pumps up your heart rate and burn calories.
4. Lowers Heart Attack Risk
Sex is really good for your heart and it helps keeping your hormones in balance. According to a study, men who had sex at least twice a week were half as likely to die of heart disease.
5. Improves Sleep
To all the insomniacs, sex can help you sleep better. After an orgasm, a hormone called prolactin, a natural sleep aide is released which promotes sleep and relaxation.
6. Slows down brain ageing
The benefits of sex truly extends from head to toe. Sex boosts cognitive functions and activity in the hippocampus, a part of your brain responsible for creating newer memories.
7. Boost your Libido
Having sex boosts desire in females. Sexual activity can combat vaginal dryness and pain as well. Sex boosts vaginal lubrication, blood flow to the vagina, and elasticity of the tissues, all of which make for more pleasurable sex and av heightened libido.