Why You Should have Sex: 14 Health Reasons to Have Sex

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Did you know that having sex not only satisfies you and your partner sexually but is also good for your health and body. Having sex on a regular basis, will ensure you have a healthy heart, mind and a stress-free life.

Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #1

Calms you down: Sex helps reduce stress. The process of arousal and orgasm lets loose an elixir of natural painkillers and relaxers.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #2
It improves your blood pressure. Oxytocin is released in response to hugs, kisses, caresses and sometimes a simple touch. This in turn lowers blood pressure (diastolic blood pressure) and heart rate. The effect causes cardiovascular reactivity, the response of the cardiovascular system to stress
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #3
Boost your immunity. Did you know that indulging in sex increases the release of Immunoglobulin A, an antigen that fights flu and colds.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #4
Weightloss, you can burn anywhere between 500-700 calories if you indulge in sex regularly. In an article published in the American Journal of Exercise Calorimetry in August 2006, Dr. Wieder confirms that sex helps to burn calories.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #5
A sturdy healthy heart. Once you burn calories and imporve your blood pressure, having sex regularly will strengthen your heart and prevent heart attacks and strokes. A study by New England Research Institute concluded that men who indulge in sex regularly are 45 pe rcent less likely to experience cardiovascular diseases. 

Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #6
Look and feel younger. Studies have revealed that regular ‘loving’ can help you look younger.

Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #7
Healthy semen. If you’re trying to conceive, you increase the volume of semen if you have sex regularly. Regular sex replaces old sperms from the testicles. If there is a natural build-up of sperms it can lead to DNA damage.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #8
Lowers the risk of cancer.  Sex reduces the risk of prostate cancer in men. In an Australian study men who ejaculated 21 times a month were least likely to develop cancer.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #9
Glowing skin. Like after every aerobic session or an intense workout session your skin glows and shines. Similarly, after having sex your skin radiates. In a study mentioned in the Daily Mirror, “vigorous sex pumps higher levels of oxygen around the body, increasing the flow of blood and nutrients to the skin and pushes newer, fresher skin cells to the surface, making your skin look healthier.”
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #10
Stronger pelvic muscles. Sex involves the use of several muscles. Regular sexual intercourse can help you develop stronger pelvic muscles. Through regular sex, you can also maintain a strong bladder and bowel function. 

Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #11
Invokes good sleep. You are tired after a vigorous workout, similarly sex induces sleep. The increased heart rate leads to increased post-coital relaxation. Sex could be the next thing for insomniacs! Men tend to get lethargic after sex, as a result they get sleepy.

Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #12
Improves menstrual flow. Sex regulates hormones, which in turn regulate the menstrual cycle. Sex also reduces stress, which is one of the reasons women miss their period.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #13
Live longer. A healthy heart, stronger muscles, increased circulation and happiness are some of the factors that increase your lifespan. A study published in the British Medical Journal reveals that men who engaged in sex often live twice as those who rarely had any action.
Healthy Reasons to Have Sex #14
Banish your headaches. Yes we are not kidding! Indulging in sex leads to releasing of feel good hormones and oxytocin, which eases your pains and makes you feel good.

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