Sex doesn’t only give you pleasure and a good time but also sex has some benefits for married couples and here are some of it.
“Sexually active people take fewer sick days,” According to a sexual health expert, Yvonne Fulbright, Ph.D.
According to her people who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders. According to some researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania found out that college students who had sex once or twice a week had higher levels of a certain antibody compare to the students who had sex less often.
- Boosts Your Libido
Lively sex life is what married couple wants, isn’t it? “Having sex will make sex better
and will improve your libido,” According to an assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.
- Sex Lessens Pain
According to Barry R. Komisaruk, Ph.D. “Orgasm can block pain.” Also, he said that if you release a hormone it increases the pain threshold.
According to a study, it shows that sexual activity can lead to partial or complete relief of a headache in some migraine and cluster headache patients.
According to some studies, Sleeping is better after sex because of a released hormone called prolactin that induces relaxation, which makes you sleep quickly. Also, a hormone called “Love Hormone” or the Oxytocin, which is released during orgasm also promotes sleep.
- Increase Intimacy and Improve Your Relationship
It is known that during sexual intercourse and orgasm both individuals release oxytocin or the “love hormone” which makes you feel more bonded to your partner, and also better experience emphatic connections
- Sex for Men: Anti-Prostate Cancer
Men who ejaculated frequently (Average: 21 times a month) were less likely to have prostate cancer, It is according to one study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
According to Tristan Coopersmith, who posted an article on Your Tango. Sex increases blood circulation, which helps to pump oxygen to our skin resulting in a brighter look. Also, regular sexual engagement prolonged effects and can actually make us look younger.
According to the researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, People who have sex were found to have higher levels of an antibody called the immunoglobulin A (IgA) which is these antibodies help to combat diseases and could keep our body safe from colds and flu.
According to Ian Kerner, Ph.D. On average, sex burns about five calories per minute, depending upon your weight. Also engaging your partner in a hot kiss boosts your heart rate, which also increases your body’s caloric burn.
In a study conducted by the researchers at the University of Paisley in Scotland, 46 men and women were asked to give speeches to an audience who, unbeknownst to the speakers, they were told to act bored and not interested in their speech. Afterward, the participant’s blood pressure was taken. According to the result, Those who reported having sex within the last two weeks had the lowest readings of their blood pressures.
According to a study that was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found out that erectile dysfunction (ED) is often an early indicator of poor cardiovascular health. Researchers followed more than 2,300 men for an average of four years and found out that men with ED had a 58 percent greater risk of having coronary heart disease. According to another study, it showed that men who reported having three or more orgasms per week experienced 50 percent fewer heart attacks and strokes as compared with those who had frequent orgasms.