Wednesday, July 16, 2014
10 Great Reasons To Set Aside Some Time For Quality Sex With Your Significant Other or Yourself
Many people don’t realize how good sex is actually for them. In fact, did you know that there are 10 ways in which sex is good for the body?
10 Vitally Important Reasons You Should Have Sex More Often
1 - Immune System Runs Better
People who are active sexually tend to be sick less often. According to researchers at Pennsylvania’s Wilkes University, college student who had sex one to two times a week were shown to have higher levels of a particular antibody than those students who had less sex. Therefore, to maintain a happy, healthy immune system, you need to:
· Be Active
· Eat better
· Get enough rest
· Get all your vaccinations
· Use a condom (in case you don’t know one another’s STD status)
When you want a healthier sex life, you can increase your libido (sex drive) by actually having sex. When it comes to sex and women, it increases the vaginal lubrication, boost sexual desire, elasticity and blood flow… all of which ensures she craves more of the act.
3 – Reduce Blood Pressure Level
There have been various studies that suggest sex between people (not masturbation) can reduce a person’s systolic blood pressure, which is the first number on the blood pressure test.
4 – Relieve Stress and Anxiety
When you’re with your partner, it can relieve any stress and anxiety you have. The reason is that the touching you get releases the body’s feel-good hormone. Therefore, when having sex, the brain releases a chemical that increases its pleasure system.
5 – Sleep Improvement
There’s a really good reason why going to sleep is so easy after sex. When you have an intense orgasm, prolactin, which is a hormone, is released. This hormone is responsible for the sleepy, relaxed feelings you get after you have sex.
6 – Reduces Chance For Heart Attack
Your heart will thank you for a good sex life. It’s one way to increase the heart rate, and boost testosterone level and estrogen levels in check. When either hormone is low, the body starts to have problems – heart disease, osteoporosis. When you have sex on a regular basis, men and women can reduce their chances of dying from heart disease.
7 – Decrease Pain
When you have pain, you probably take aspirin to help ease it. Don’t do that! Have an orgasm instead. Orgasms can block pain by releasing a hormone that increases the pain threshold.
According to Dr. Barry R. Komisaruk, Rutgers distinguished service professor at the State University of New Jersey, said vaginal stimulation can stop constant leg and back pain. And, some women say genital self-stimulation can decrease arthritic pain, menstrual cramps and headaches.
8 – Better Bladder Control
A good way to avoid incontinence issues, which afflicts about 30 percent of women, is to have a strong pelvic floor muscle. And, great sex is the best workout to give the muscles. When an orgasm happens, it makes the muscles contract and strengthen them.
9 – Less Chance For Prostate Cancer
When men ejaculate on a regular basis (at least 20 times a month), they are less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Of course, having sex is just one way to ejaculate. It can also be the result of masturbation or nocturnal emission. While there are many factors that increases or decreases a person’s cancer risk, being sexually active isn’t a bad thing.
10 – Good Exercise
Sex is great exercise, as it burns five calories per minute, which is four more than what you get from watching television. On top of that, it uses different muscles and speed the heart rate up. It doesn’t replace the elliptical or treadmill, but it does work too.
And, best of all, intimacy and sex can improve your state of happiness and bliss as well as your self-esteem. Sex is definitely one prescription that costs you nothing to enjoy, and make you feel better and have a healthy life.