Sex is electrifying, unnerving, ecstatic, pleasurable, disappointing, and many others. Actually, there are a lot of things that can happen to your body after being in the sack. You can either be ecstatic with pleasure or frustrated for needs unmet.
Having good sex does not always happen. But if you’re there, you better give the greatest performance of your life because what you give out will return to you tenfold. This means when you perform your best during sex, good things will happen to your body. From feeling great to getting healthy, they’re all yours. There’s only one catch, before having sex with someone, make sure it’s what you want and that you’re willing to give your all to make the best of it.
However, some unexpected things may come along the way. Your good judgment may not be as good as they appear to be and may not support your expectations. Don’t lose hope though. Problems related to sex are normal occurrences. What matters is you tried your best to get the most benefit out of sex. But don’t just take my word for it, sex experts say one to two sex sessions a week improves your health and wellbeing. If you’re wondering how then read below.
1. You’ll have a youthful glow
Research shows that sex can make older men and women look 5 to 7 years younger than their actual age. The participants of the study had an active sex life. But the researchers stressed that it’s not just the quantity of sex that provided them with that youthful glow, rather it’s the quality of sex they had. Participants described their lovemaking as “loving.”
2. You’ll have better sperm quality
If you make love at least two times a week, then the quality of your sperm must be better. Experts say the more you make love, the better the quality of your sperm becomes. Semen’s health is at its best when you abstain from sex for at least two days. Abstinence from sex for 10 days was found to be not beneficial for semen. So, if you’re trying to conceive, hitting the sack more often is a good idea.
3. You’ll have a stronger immune system
Regular sex of at least two times a week has been found to help the body ward off diseases like colds and flu. Sex helps produce the antibody known as immunoglobulin A, which helps strengthen the immune system. People who have active sex life were found to have more of this antibody compared to those who aren’t. If you’re starting to sneeze, you already know what to do.
4. You’ll get rid of that bad headache
Headaches might prevent you from getting under the cover. But experts say, you better get some naughty cuddling when you get one. Participants in a study were found to get relief from migraines after having orgasms. That’s because oxygenated blood rushes to the head during orgasm, pushing that pain away.
5. You’ll snooze quickly
Can’t sleep? Have good sex. After ejaculation, your body releases the hormone oxytocin, which gives you that relaxing feeling and makes you fall asleep faster.
6. You’ll live longer
Sex is one secret to longevity research says. In a study, people who climaxed at least three times a week were 50% less likely to die from any medical reason compared to those who don’t.
7. You’ll get a fitter body
Your body burns 100 calories in an average sex session. The more you have sex, the more calories you will burn. To make the best of it, vary your positions to engage all the muscles in the different parts of your body. This will keep them toned too.
8. You’ll reduce your risk of a heart attack
You might have heard the telltale stories of men dying during or after sex. Well, they might have died for other causes and not of sex. Studies proved that regular sex can reduce your risk of heart attack for up to 50%.
9. You’ll look more attractive
If you’re having regular sex, your body releases more of the substance pheromone. Pheromone is responsible for your attractiveness. Once this substance is released from your body, you unconsciously affect the behavior of others around you, making you more sexually appealing.
10. You’ll become smarter
Regular sex can make you smart, according to a study in Italy. It’s because sex encourages the growth of new nerve cells, making you more alert. Another thing is, sex enables you to reduce stress, which is harmful to the brain. The hormones released during sex are also responsible for giving you that mental clarity and problem-solving skills.
11. You’ll feel better
Great and sensual sex enables you to stay in the moment, to feel what goes on inside and outside of your body. You’ll get the same effect during a meditative state.
12. You’ll feel happier
The happy hormones, endorphins, are also released during sex, which enhances your mood and gives you that feel good vibes. These hormones are also responsible for keeping you emotionally healthy.
13. You’ll glow from the inside
Your skin is responsible for giving you a healthy glow. According to research, sex can promote skin renewal. Higher levels of oxygen get circulated around the body during vigorous sex. This increased blood flow enables the distribution of more nutrients to the skin, which pushes newer skin cells to the surface and gives you that healthy glow.
14. You’ll become more confident
Participants in a study who have an active sex life showed more confidence than those who have lesser sexual encounters. Researchers explained the reason is that sexually active people were more confident about their bodies.
15. You’ll reduce your risk of erectile dysfunction
Your penis is like any other tool, the more you use it, the better it gets. And if you don’t use it often enough, you run the risk of losing its strength and agility. Older men who have regular lovemaking sessions showed lesser erectile dysfunction issues.
16. You’ll reduce your risk of developing cancer
Men who ejaculated more often were less likely to develop prostate cancer compared to those who don’t.