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What are the Various Health Benefits of Sex?

Health benefits of sex
HWC Team
August12/ 2015


Why go for a workout, a tiring zumba session or rigorous cardio training, when all the effects can be easily achieved at home, with the one you love and in the comfort of your bed.

The magic lies hidden between those silky sheets in your bedroom. So, get going today itself because studies revealed that there are several health benefits associated with having sex. It stretches well beyond your bedroom. It may come as a surprise to many people but it is absolutely true. Sex provides not only happiness but also various unbelievable health benefits such as:

Lowers Blood Pressure

Activities related to sex lower stress levels to a great extent. This in turn further helps to lower the blood pressure as well. So, if you have problem of high blood pressure, then you can try sexual intercourse for relief.

Exercise that Needs no Trainer

Sex strengthens muscles, burns calories, maintains flexibility, etc. This is a form of exercise that needs no trainer to keep a tab on. According to research sex helps men to burn 4 and women 3 calories per minute. It helps you attain a different level of flexibility and teaches one to balance the body postures also for a considerable amount of time.

Relieves Pain

Pain reducing hormones are released while one is engaged in any kind of sexual activity. Women will find it a boon because it relieves them from menstrual cramps. Headaches and joint pain from arthritis is also seen to lessen after sex. Pain in the back or leg cramps are found to lessen to a great extent through this form of exercise.

Improvement in Sleep

Oxytocin also known as love hormone is found to release after orgasm which in turn helps to achieve a sound sleep. Also a hormone called Prolactin is released which induces relaxation and in turn helps to go to sleep very quickly.

Helps to Improve Bladder Control for Women

The pelvic muscles contract during intercourse. Kegel exercises should be done during the time of intercourse. Kegel is an exercise where you draw pelvic floor muscles up towards chest and hold them there for 10 seconds and release them after that. If kegel exercises are performed during intercourse which is penetrative sex then women can see drastic changes in their bladder controls.

Improves the Health of the Heart

Estrogen and Testosterone levels will be balanced, which are beneficial hormones for the heart. Making love regularly or about twice a week at least decreases the chances of heart diseases and also increases the health of the heart especially in men.

Prevents Cancer

The risk of prostate cancer in men is highly reduced with an active sex life. Research shows that chances of developing prostate cancer in men who are sexually active are very less than that compared to men who are sexually inactive.

Thus besides happy and satisfied life, regular sex also leads to healthy body.

HWC Team

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