13 Reasons You Should Be Having More Sex, According to Science
Nov 07, 2016 17:39
If you aren't having enough sex, then it's about time you do. The good ol' lovin' is something that's actually, good for everyone, and not because it feels good to do the deed. If science doesn't convince you to bang more often, we don't know what will.
1 . Orgasms increase blood flow to the brain, which makes it a better mental exercise than doing a crossword puzzle.
2 . Sex releases DHEA, which is a steroid that keeps you looking young.
3 . Dr Jennie Leslie says that sex can be used to relieve period symptoms. This means lighter and shorter periods.
4 . Vaginal stimulation blocks chronic back pain, leg pain, and even headaches.
5 . Regular sex is good for your skin.
6 . Dr Debby Herbenick says that morning sex boosts your mood and immune system for the rest of the day.
7 . People who regularly have penile-vaginal intercourse have lower blood pressure.
8 . Oxytocin, the feelings of love, is elevated in men after sex, and studies show that they are less likely to want to stray from their partners.
9 . The more a man ejaculates, the lower his risk of getting prostate cancer.
10 . Sex possibly prevents the common cold.
11 . Sex is a moderate exercise and burns four calories per minute for men and three per minute for women.
12 . For hours after an orgasm, a woman’s gait changes into one that is taller and more confident than normal.
13 . Men who have sex regularly are 45% less likely to develop heart-disease-related conditions.
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