Amazing Health Benefits of Sex

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Dr. A Chakravarthy

Posted By : Dr. A Chakravarthy - MBBS MBA MHSc Reproductive and Sexual Medicine

Posted On : Apr 20, 2012 (Views : 2839)

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Health Benefits of Sex


 


1. Relieves Stress : A big health benefit of sex is, it lowers blood pressure and overall stress reduction


 


2. Boosts Immunity : Frequent sex has been linked with higher levels of  antibody IgA, which protect from common infections.


 


3. Burns Calories : 30 minutes of sex burns 85 calories or more.


 


4. Improves Heart Health : Having sex frequently reduce the risk of fatal heart attack by half for the men


 


5. Sex Boosts Self-Esteem : If the sex is loving, connected, and what you want, it boosts self esteem


 


6. Sex Improves Intimacy : Having sex and orgasms increases levels of the hormone Oxytocin - love hormone, which helps us bond and build trust.


 


7. Sex Reduces Pain : As the hormone oxytocin surges, endorphins increase, which reduces body pain.


 


8. Sex Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk : Frequent ejaculations, reduce the risk of prostate cancer later in life.


 


9. Sex Strengthens Pelvic Floor Muscles:  Sex strengthen the pubococcygeal muscles and hence minimize the risk of incontinence.


 


10. Sex Helps You Sleep Better : Oxytocin released during orgasm promotes sleep.Good sleep is essential for a healthy living

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