Sex and Passion

How a healthy sex life keeps you healthy

Sex is fun and good for you. People do not want to talk about sex in India, but it is a basic need and provides many health benefits
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Sex gives you joy and health

Sex is a basic human need. It is just as important as food, clothing and shelter. Apart from reproduction and satisfying the need, sex has many health benefits. Not just that, it helps to keep a person happy. Sex makes the bond stronger and increases the level of intimacy among partners. Affection, care, love, understanding and a deeper connect with your spouse, are just a few of the many benefits of having sex. From reducing stress levels to reducing the risk of some types of cancer, having a healthy sex life makes a person’s life longer. Here are just a few of the many health benefits of having a good sex life.

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Reduce stress and BP

Want to bust your stress? Have more sex. It is scientifically proven that having more sex can actually reduce stress levels and thereby works as a good medicine to control high blood pressure. The release of certain hormones while having sex is known to be good for the blood pressure control. Moreover, while having sex, one tends to forget about all problems in life and enjoy the pure pleasure associated with it.
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Burn calories

Not finding time to exercise? Well, try scheduling steamy sex sessions with your partner. It has a dual benefit. First, it will make the relationship with your significant other more profound and second, it will help you burn calories. An average love making session helps burn 100 calories for men and about 70 for women. If you make your sessions longer, you’ll be able to burn more and draw more pleasure out of it.

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Get great sleep

If you are having trouble getting good sleep, them try having more sex. Due to decrease in tension and burning of calories, your body and brain shout out for rest. Longer and regular sex sessions with your partner will help you in getting good sleep. You’ll wake up to a joyous and fresh morning and will be more ready than before to face the hardships of the day. It’ll also help you wake up with a glow on your face, if you have experienced multiple orgasms the previous night.

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Fight depression

If you are feeling blue or have been treating yourself for clinical depression, then to make things better you should also have more sex. Seduce your partner, go out on dates and engage in body play and/or foreplay. In the act of making love, the brain releases a neurochemical called oxytocin which helps elevate the mood.

In the act of making love, the brain releases a neurochemical called oxytocin which helps elevate the mood.

So in order to be emotionally and mentally fit, have more sessions under the sheet with your beloved spouse.

Reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Clinical research has shown that men who have a higher libido, and therefore who have more sex, are less prone to cardiovascular illnesses than the ones who had sex just once a month. So this is good news for all the men to have more sex to keep their heart and coronary function healthy. This is basically a result of reduced stress levels and blood pressure.

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Reduced prostate cancer risk

While there are on-going studies on this topic, doctors and sexperts do know from some research that regular sex or ejaculation ejects carcinogens in the prostate gland that could cause cancer. However, there is no harm in having more sex even if there are no solid studies to support this fact.

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Live longer and look younger

With more sex and orgasms, it is certain that you will look better. Studies have shown that if you have more sex you are surely going to beat the ageing signs. The sex hormone oestrogen takes care of the skin and hair and makes you look younger than your actual age. With all these health benefits, you are also likely to have a much longer life than the average person who may not be sexually as active in his mid-50s.

Just like any other need, sex is a basic human requirement. Lack of it will obviously cause frustration and many mental and physical complications. Having sex regularly has shown great results in many studies performed by doctors and researchers. Even if its health benefits are not known to you, there is hardly anything to lose if you have a healthier sex life. One last tip, if you have multiple sex partners, just be sure to make the use of condoms (during intercourse or during oral sex) to avoid STDs and pregnancy.
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    1. Very well researched found a link to this on Quora via Bonobology , are you a user there? Many like me would have loads of Queries for you 🙂

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