SEX - About Surprising Health Benefits
you get “That feeling”, the last thing on your mind is boosting your immune
system or maintaining a healthy vascular system - but science shows
that enjoyable sex offers these health benefits and more.
People who have frequent
sex tend to live longer and have healthier hearts and lower rates of certain
cancers… studies also show that men
with an active sex life have healthier sperm, and sexually active women have
fewer menopause symptoms.
Nearly 100% of 500 U.S. adults surveyed believed that sexual enjoyment
improves one’s quality of life at any age - 84% of married women and 91% of married men believe a satisfying sex life
is important to their individual lives and their relationships.
(1999). “Survey Says Patients Expect Little Physician Help on Sex.” JAMA,
Good study references
on the health benefits of sex
The Health Benefits of Sexual Expression, published by Planned Parenthood in cooperation
with the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
on Sex Helath Benefits, Jan 2010
Surprising health benefits of sex, Slideshow by
Stuart Brody PhD,
The Relative Health Benefits of Different Sexual Activities