Sex is an important part of life. It helps to reduce stress, anxiety and other physical as well as psychological problems. An active sex regimen of 2-3 times in a week are linked with many health benefits. It’s important to give it a top priority in your life as it actually saves your life. Many experts say that sex improves health and your overall well-being.
Following are the important benefits of a healthy sex life:
• Keep your heart healthy
Researchers say that men with a low sexual activity that is having sex once in a month or less than that increase the possibility of heart diseases as compared to those, who do it twice or thrice in a week. You know that heart disease is a common cause of death especially in women. Along with a healthy eating habit for keeping your cholesterol as well as sodium levels in control it is important to do sex with your partner. It is a good exercise to increase your heart rate and blood circulation. It should not be ignored and should be well performed.
• Boost Immunity
For increasing your immunity you must get an extra spark of sex. It keeps you away from viruses of cold and flu that is sometimes not easy to deal with. Individuals who prefer having sex one or two times a week show 30 % higher levels of an antibody known as immunoglobulin A that helps to boost the immune system. The more you do sex the more you make your immune system strong. Women who practice Kegal exercise, it tightens their pelvic muscles and helps to enjoy more sexual pleasure. So women can increase their sex drive by practicing it daily. It is a good exercise that can be done anywhere at any place.
• Keep your weight under control
Sex helps to burn calories and keep your weight under control. Researchers suggest doing more sex, because if you take 30 minutes of sex it helps to burn 85 calories or even more than that. Sex is a good physical exercise if performed for long hours can considerably reduce your weight. That is why more stress is made on improving the stamina for lasting longer in bed. Doing sex need both physical and psychological work that helps to burn enough calories.
• Lowers risk of cancer
Some studies show that men with a higher frequency of ejaculations have a lower risk of developing cancer. In other studies it is stated that women having sex more than once a month reduce the risk of developing breast cancer as compared to those who are not sexually active. According to the Greek researchers men who experience seven orgasms a month at the age 50 had a significantly lower chance of getting male breast cancer. It is also beneficial for men in their 20’s and helps them to prevent cancer by increasing their sexual appetite up to four to seven ejaculations in a month.
• More Ejaculations May Make Prostate Cancer Less Likely
Prostate cancer develops in the prostate gland which is a male reproductive system. Most cancers develop slowly but there are many cases of aggressive prostate cancer. Frequent ejaculations reduce the risk of enlarged prostate, whether it can be due to masturbation, sexual intercourse or through wet dreams. A recent study suggests increasing the frequency of ejaculation for lowering the risk of this cancer. Previous research has shown that prostate cancer develops when cancer causing chemicals enters the prostate gland through the blood. Frequent ejaculation flushes out these harmful chemicals.
Dorothy Okoth is a medical student (University of Nairobi) who enjoys writing and reading about male sexual health, female sexual health and skin care. She writes passionately on anything that involves the human body and loves to dispense unbiased advice through her writing. Dorothy also enjoys reading, exploring alternative treatments to medical conditions, skating and swimming.