When you are in a healthy relationship, having regular sex is one of the best things you could do for yourself.
Research shows that regular sex could be beneficial to your health as well as your relationship.
Having regular sex has been shown to improve one’s memory and general cognition. People that don’t have sex for a long time have been observed to be less focused, unless they have other means of boosting brain activities.
Some studies also show that sex burns an average of 100 calories in men and about 70 calories in women within 30 minutes of activity. How many of you have lasted this long? Sex usually lasts for about 6 minutes during which an average man in his 30s would burn 21 calories—New England Journal of Medicine.
Sex has also been shown to boost one’s immunity and reduce stress. It improves your sleep and keeps you happy; you know what they say “a happy man is a healthy man”.
Protects the Heart
It also improves your heart health thereby protecting you from cardiovascular risk in the future. Sex has also been linked to a lower risk for prostate cancer.
Scientists have also shown that sex could reduce pains from migraines and menstrual cramps.
Ultimately, sex enhances intimacy consequently encouraging a happier relationship.
If you are in a healthy relationship, these are important facts that shouldn’t be overlooked.