5 benefits of making love

Posted on 17 December 2011

Making love is about more than experiencing pleasure. According to health experts, the process of love making adds several benefits to your bodily health. Moreover, it certainly puts you in an affirmative frame of drollnesses. Therefore if making love has become a non-priority in your life, you should reconsider it assigning at the apex of your “to do” list. Here is a list

of 5 significant benefits that you get from making love.

  1. Makes your heart healthy: By all accounts of experts, the process of making love advances the heart rate and step-ups the flow of blood. A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health showed that having frequent sex, more than twice a week significantly reduced the risk of fatal heart attack by 50%.
  2. Boosts immunity: You know the old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Turns out there was a typo in that medical journal. It should have said, “Having sex once or twice a week increases levels of an antibody called immunoglobin A (that’s the stuff that fights off colds and other infections), which really keeps the doctor away!” Deduction: more sex means a stronger immune system. And with all of those unused sick days, we can cash them out and use them as sex days. Now we’re talking!
  3. Burns Calories: Thirty minutes of sex burns 85 calories or more. It may not sound like much, but it adds up: 42 half-hour sessions will burn 3,570 calories, more than enough to lose a pound. Doubling up, you could drop that pound in 21 hour-long sessions.
  4. Improves Mental Health: According to a medical expert, the quickest way to boost mood, fight depression and beat anxiety is through sex with a love one. This is because psychologically, sex improves mental health by building intimacy and reducing stress. When stress is reduced, the cortisol level of the person is lowered which in effect reduces the chances of increased blood pressure, increased acidity in the abdomen, hyperglycemia.
  5. Relieves Stress: A big health benefit of sex is lower blood pressure and overall stress reduction, according to researchers from Scotland who reported their findings in the journal Biological Psychology. They studied 24 women and 22 men who kept records of their sexual activity. Then the researchers subjected them to stressful situations — such as speaking in public and doing verbal arithmetic — and noted their blood pressure response to stress.

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