10 Must Know Health Benefits of Sex.
1. according to study, sex is the equivalent of playing doubles tennis or walking uphill.
2. sex burned 4 calories per minute for men and 3 per minute for woman, during sessions that ranged from 10 to 57 minutes, including foreplay. (the average was 25 minutes) man burned about 9 calories per minute jogging and woman about 7. sex is important for physical fitness.
3. sex increase your body’s dopamine levels- the hormone that improve your memory and motivation.
4. it helps you relax, lowering the stress levels in your body.lower blood pressure and overall stress reduction.
5. when you have sex, the cuddle hormone oxytonic is released. The oxytonic released during orgasm also promotes sleep, according to research.
6. A sex life is also good for your heart. Besides being a great way to raise your heart rate, sex helps keep your estrogen and testosterone levels in balance.
“When either one of those is low you begin to get lots of problems, like osteoporosis and even heart disease,” Pinzone says.
Having sex more often may help. During one study, men who had sex at least twice a week were half as likely to die of heart disease as men who had sex rarely.
7. having sex once or twice a week has been linked with higher levels of an antibody called immunoglobulin A or lgA, which can protect you from getting colds and other infections.
8. sex help increase the release of the hormone testosterone , which in turn improves your energy level and strengthens vital body parts , like your muscles, bones and heart.
9. frequent ejaculations , especially in 20-something men, may reduce the risk of prostate cancer later in life.
10. Sexual activity releases pain-reducing hormones and has been found to help reduce or block back and leg pain, as well as pain from menstrual cramps, arthritis and headaches. One study even found that sexual activity can lead to partial or complete relief of headache in some migraine and cluster-headache patients.