Do you know that sex have many surprising health benefits?
Sex with your partner will not only make you to feel good but will also improve your health in many ways. Most doctors will admit this to their patients.
Here are some of the things a healthy sex life can do for you.
Lowers your blood pressure
Research shows that there is a link between sex and lower blood pressure, According to Joseph J. Pinzone, the C.E.O of Amai Wellness. He says “One Landmark study found that sexual intercourse specifically (not masturbation) lowered systolic blood pressure.” Which is the number one in your blood pressure test.
It serves as an exercise
Sex is an awesome form of exercise, it helps in burning about 5 calories from fat per minute, 4 more than watching Television can do for you. It uses various muscles and also increases your heart rate.
You can even decide to add it to your schedule , so you can maximize the benefits.
Reduces heart attack risk
A good sex life is good for your heart. Apart from increasing heart rate, sex play a vital role in keeping your testosterone and estrogen level in balance.
When either of those is low you begin to experience lots of problem and even heart diseases.
During one study , men who had sex at least twice a week were half as likely to die of heart diseases as men who had sex rarely.
Lessens minor pain and eases stress
Orgasm can block pain. At orgasm, endorphin is released which helps in relieving pain. Sex only relieves minor pain in the real sense, sometimes even quicker than pain pills. Also, touching and hugging releases your body natural “feel-good hormone.” Which can soothe stress and anxiety.
You must have noticed that after sex, you are more likely to nod off.
After orgasm, the hormone prolactin is released, which is responsible for the feeling of relaxation and sleepiness.
Reduces the risk of prostrate cancer
During one study, published by Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA). The study shows that men who ejaculated frequently (at least 21 times a month) were less likely to get prostrate cancer.
Although it was not clear if sex was the only reason that mattered in the study. There are other factors that can increase cancer risk. But you have nothing to lose by having more sex.
Apart from its health benefits, it is also an amazing way to spend quality time with your partner, a sure way of building intimacy.
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