The Hidden Health Benefits of Sex

Having sex regularly can do more than make you feel closer to your partner—it can actually make you physically healthier

  • Less Stress
  • Sounder Sleep
  • Minimized Pain
  • Fewer Colds
  • A Youthful Glow
  • Lighter Periods
  • A More Toned Bod
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It makes us look younger.

A little afternoon (or morning) delight doesn’t just make you feel great; it can actually make you glow! A Scottish study showed that loving, supportive couples who had intercourse three or more times a week appeared on average 10 years younger than their actual age. Orgasms trigger the release of the sex hormone estrogen in both men and women. Estrogen improves hair and skin quality, making people look more attractive

It fights prostate cancer.

The link between frequent ejaculation and prostate health is still up for debate. According to some studies, regular sex “flushes out” any carcinogens lurking in the prostate gland, making it less likely to become cancerous

People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders

Longing for a more lively sex life? “Having sex will make sex better and will improve your libido