- SEX and its surprising health benefits you never knew
A healthy sex life does wonders for you. It has a multitude of positive effects on your health, both physical and psychological. Having sex not only feels great but also improves your total well being. Here are some health benefits of sex for which you have to have it frequently.
Improves sleep: The brain releases strong hormones such as Serotonin, Oxytocin, and Vasopressin during and after sex, which puts you to sleep immediately. During an orgasm, a hormone called prolactin gets released, which helps you fall asleep and feel relaxed. So after a fulfilling make-out session if both you and your partner doze off immediately don’t worry or get surprised about it. You’ll wake up brisk the next morning and feel re-energized.
Improves overall physical fitness: A 30-minute sex session can burn approximately 100 calories. Regular exercising helps to improve your sex lives and in turn, regular sex improves your physical fitness. There are studies that have shown that doing exercises on a regular basis can boost sexual performance. Also having sex increases your heart rate and employs various muscles during the act. So take sex into the count as an exercise. Trying different positions is also a great fun way to tone different muscle groups, to keep your limbs lean, stretchable and more flexible.
Keeps you young: When sex can keep you stay young and look young, why prefer cosmetics? Sex on a regular basis encourages the release of testosterone and estrogen, which are the hormones that keep you young and bright looking. Estrogen promotes younger-looking skin. Sex at least 4 times a week with your regular partner will make you look young by 7 to 10 years than your actual age.
Boosts Your Libido: Having sex actually increases desire. Yes, having sex will further make you have enhanced sex and will improve your libido. In women, regular sex can fight out problems like vaginal dryness and pain. Sex boosts lubrication in the vagina, blood flow to vagina and flexibility of tissues, to make it a more satisfying one and leads to a heightened libido. All of these results in having better sex and help you crave more for it.
Relieves you from stress: Sex is a great stress reliever. During the course of the act, you touch, hug and get intimate sexually with each other, which leads to an emotional attachment that stimulates the release of “feel good” substances. These encourage bonding and get you peace. Being intimate and close always helps to relieve your from anxiety and stress. The release of endorphins also can relax your body and mind, leaving you feeling better for hours, post the make out.
So go make the most of it to reap the benefits to the full.