The hormone Oxytocin, which is responsible for creating the feeling of love, is heightened in men after sex. With those elevated levels, studies show men are less likely to stray from their partner.
Sex enhances your sense of smell.
After orgasm, the hormone prolactin is released, which is responsible for the feelings of relaxation and sleepiness.
Sex is considered moderate exercise and burns four calories per minute for men and three per minute for women.
Having an orgasm increases blood flow to all parts of the brain, and is a better mental exercise than a crossword puzzle.
Sex involves the use of several muscles; hence regular sexual intercourse can help you develop stronger pelvic muscles. Through regular sex, you can also maintain a strong bladder and bowel function.
Having sex releases DHEA, which is a natural steroid that aids in helping you look young.
Men who have sex regularly are 45% less likely to develop life-threatening heart conditions.
The surge of hormones caused by vaginal stimulation is linked to pain relief. It helps with chronic back and leg pain and headaches.
People who regularly have intercourse have lower blood pressure than those who do not.
Sex boosts the body’s levels of the antibody immunoglobulin. This helps protect us from the cold and the flu.
Post-coital foods, like cheese and chocolate, just taste better. Don’t ask the science behind it, just embrace it.
According to Dr Jennie Leslie, sex can be used to relieve period symptoms. Muscle contractions that occur during climax relieve tension in the muscles of the uterus. Because of this, periods will be lighter and shorter.
Regular sex is great for your skin. It increases blood flow and decreases stress hormones that wreak havoc on the skin.
The more a man ejaculates, the lower his risk of getting prostate cancer. So protect yourself 😉
According to Dr. Debby Herbenick, morning sex boosts your immune system and mood for the entire day. It’s more powerful than a cup of coffee.