Miah. Age: 25.
Feel like he's always thinking about sex? Well, according to research, he probably is about 19 times a day. But maybe there's a good reason for it: His life could depend on it. Orgasms can work wonders for your healthfrom easing your menstrual cramps to lowering your risk of diabetes, but what about your guy?
Leighton. Age: 25.
The Health Benefits of Sex
Sex and sexuality are a part of life. Aside from reproduction, sex can be about intimacy and pleasure. Sexual activity, penile-vaginal intercourse PVIor masturbation, can offer many surprising benefits to all facets of your life:. Sexual health is more than avoiding diseases and unplanned pregnancies.
Keyla. Age: 29.
Does sex provide health benefits?
Heart attack patients may fear that sexual intimacy could trigger another episode. A new study suggests, however, that sex may actually help keep the ticker ticking longer. Research published in June in The American Journal of Medicine showed that heart attack survivors who had sex more than once a week were 27 percent less likely to die during the 22 year study period compared with those who did not have sex at all.
Sex may give a boost to certain aspects of people's well-being and physical health, some research suggests. However, several studies on the subject are now outdated, and not all potential benefits apply to everyone. Scientific research has highlighted several possible benefits besides procreation that come with sexual intercourse. These pluses include preserving heart health in some people, reducing blood pressureand boosting immunity.