Fun between the sheets can boost your immune system and more...!
A healthy sex live can lift your mood and increase your immunity from common colds and flu.
It seems that the ‘feel-good’ factor during sex is all about chemicals.
A cocktail of endorphins and hormones are released during and after sex that induce calm and sleep.
Sexually active women in relationships were less likely to be depressed than women who abstained from sex, according to a study of 300 women conducted by American psychologist Gordon Gallup.
Sex is also good for the heart.
Consultant cardiologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, Dr Graham Jackson, says, ‘As far as the heart is concerned, sex is just another form of exercise. In fitness terms, it’s equivalent is going for a mile-long walk or climbing up and down two flights of stairs.’
Immunity from colds and flu is another perk of having regular sex.
Having sex once or twice a week is linked with higher levels of the substance found in saliva and nasal lining thought to help us fight colds and flu.