When you are going to have sex, you're unlikely to think about strengthening the immunity or the weight used. However, it - just some of the beneficial effects of sex. Sex useful for the organism, even if the use can be quite unexpected. And this is not speculation, but a scientifically proven fact.
Sex reduces stress
Very important beneficial effect of sex for health - reducing the pressure and overall stress reduction
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. In a recent study of men and women were placed in stressful situations - for example, they had to come out publicly - and recorded their blood pressure during stress. Those subjects who had recently entered into a sexual relationship
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Easier to respond to stress than those who have some time to abstain from sex.
Another study shows that regular sex life generally helps to reduce the pressure. For women, the same influence and simple hug.
Sex increases immunity
As researchers found, people who have sex once or twice a week, above the level of antibodies - immunoglobulin A (IgA), which protects against colds and other infections. The study found that IgA levels were higher just at those people who have sex once or twice a week, the other groups - those who had sex less often or more often - IgA levels were lower.
Sex burns calories
Thirty minutes of sex burns 85 calories or more. Perhaps it is not very much, but, for example, 40 such "sessions" of thirty minutes is enough to lose weight at 0, 5 kg. Or twenty "sessions" for an hour. Experts recognize that sex - a great form of exercise.
Sex improves heart
Many people are afraid of the age to have sex, because they are afraid that they may happen kick. However, research carried out for 20 years, shows that no link between the risk of stroke and no sex.
In addition, regular sex (two or more times a week) reduces the likelihood of heart attack in men.
Sex enhances self-esteem
Scientists in the surveys recorded 237 reasons why people have sex. One of them - increase self-esteem. Self-esteem and sex are linked in many ways - people with low self-esteem after sex it rises, and people with high self-esteem feel better. This is especially true in cases where sex takes place between loving and close to each other people.
Sex helps close
Sex and orgasms increases levels of the hormone oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, which helps people feel affection and trust each other. Researchers found that women who often embrace with partners, higher levels of oxytocin. This hormone causes the affection and desire to care. In addition, oxytocin makes people more generous.
Sex reduces pain
The rush of oxytocin causes an increase in the level of endorphins, which reduces pain. So if after having sex you pass headache or joint pain
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Or reduce the symptoms of PMS, it's in the level of oxytocin.
Studies have shown that high levels of oxytocin in the pain threshold reduced by more than twice.
Sex reduces the likelihood of prostate cancer
Frequent ejaculation, especially to thirty years may reduce the chance of developing prostate cancer in the future. Studies have not found any link between prostate cancer and the number of sexual partners in adulthood. However, it was found that men who have had years to thirty five or more ejaculations per week, the risk of prostate cancer in the lower third.
Another study found that frequent ejaculation (21 or more per month) reduces the likelihood of prostate cancer in men in later life.
Sex strengthens the pelvic floor muscles
For women exercises for the muscles of the pelvic days (known as Kegel exercises) during sex can bring a double benefit. First, they enhance fun and secondly, strengthens muscles. And reduces so the risk of incontinence in later life.
The simplest of Kegel exercises - squeeze the perineal muscles (as if you were trying to interrupt urination). Count to three and relax.
Sex improves sleep
Oxytocin, which is released during orgasm, improves sleep. Sufficient sleep
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It is very important for the health, for example, to maintain a normal weight and pressure. So do not be surprised if your partner is happy to sleep after orgasm.