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6 Reasons Sex Is Beneficial To Your Health

When you think about sex, as most people do on a daily basis, you probably picture pleasure, fun, and even the prospect of future offspring. However, are you concerned about your own health? Having a satisfying sexual experience may genuinely benefit your physical and emotional wellbeing, allowing you to maximize your potential in every aspect of life. Continue reading to learn more.

Sex Boosts Your Immune System 

Sex increases the quantity of your body’s natural defense against germs, viruses, and other harmful organisms. When it comes to antibodies, people who have sex at least once or twice each week have higher amounts than those who have sex less often.

 If you’re having frequent sex, it’s critical that you have a happy outlook on life in addition to engaging in sexual activity. As an example, consider the following:

  • Eat healthily
  • Maintain your level of activity
  • Get adequate sleep

Sex Improves Your Libido 

Would you like to have more sex? As strange as it may seem, having sex makes sex better and makes you want it more. Some people say that having sex makes a woman’s vaginal lubrication, blood flow, and flexibility better, which makes sex feel better and makes you want more of it. In turn, this makes relationships better and makes sure that everyone is happy. Something else that can improve things in the bedroom and boost your libido is penis augmentation procedures, and if you feel this would help, it’s certainly worth considering. 

Sex Improves Bladder Control 

It is important to have a healthy pelvic floor to avoid incontinence, which affects about 30 percent of women at some point in their lives. Having good sex is like working out the muscles on the floor of your pelvis. When you have an orgasm, those muscles tighten and get stronger.

Sex Is Good Exercise 

Every minute of sex burns about five calories, which is four more calories than watching TV. Sex is good exercise because it uses different muscles and gets your heart rate up at the same time.

Just like with exercise, consistency is key, so you might find it best to make sure you have sex often. If you plan ahead, you might lose some spontaneity, but if you want to be healthy, this could be the best way to go.

Sex Helps You Sleep Better 

During an orgasm, your body makes oxytocin and endorphins. Oxytocin is often called the “love” or “intimacy” hormone, and endorphins make you feel good. When these hormones work together, they may make you feel sleepy, which will help you sleep a lot better. Getting enough sleep is important for your health and will help you:

  • Have a better immune system
  • Live a longer life 
  • Feel well rested 
  • Have extra energy throughout the day

Sex Offers Pain Relief 

Looking at your spouse – or simply a photograph of them – has been demonstrated in studies to help relieve discomfort and pain. Even if you think that the discomfort you’re experiencing is preventing you from having sex, consider this a sex benefit well worth the time and effort since you’ll feel much better afterwards. Other studies have shown that a good orgasm might help women get relief from period pains.

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