It is no news that sex has great health benefits. We have presented you with ways sex improve women’s health.
But did you know men also have a lot to gain from regular roll in the hay?
Check out ways sex improves the health of the active men.
1. Keeps your Heart Strong
According to research, men who have sex three or more times a week cut their heart attack and stroke risk in half. Could this be the trick to keeping the doctor away?
2. Improves Your Mood
Sexy time keeps you in good spirits. Well, duh. But, in addition to relieving stress from work, and improving your self-esteem, sex can actually fend off depression by releasing those feel-good endorphins.
3. Ensures A Good Night’s Sleep
Getting enough shuteye is essential to your health, affecting everything from your mood to your weight. One way to ensure you gets enough zzz’s? You guessed it, a good sex session. Oxytocin, the “love hormone” released during orgasam, is a natural sleep aid, especially for men.
4. Decreases Prostate Cancer Risk
Having sex regularly may protect you from getting cancer later in life. A National Cancer Institute survey found that guys who averaged 21 ejaculations a month had a 33% lower risk of prostate cancer than those with just four to seven ejaculations a month.
5. Erases Pain
It is also a natural painkiller for you. In one study, 48 people inhaled oxytocin vapor and then had their fingers pricked. The oxytocin cut their pain threshold by more than half. Headaches, back pain, you name it — the hormone does wonders.
6. Keeps You Fit
Trying to whip yourself into shape? Look no further than the bedroom. In addition to strengthening your stomach, back and pelvic floor, a 30-minute romp torches about 200 calories. If we’re talking a more intense, hour-long session for a 190-lb man, that burns about 413 calories. Talk about a total body workout.
7. Helps You Live Longer
Research has shown having regular sex makes you look more youthful — possibly even 10 years younger — but it turns out, it’s more than just an illusion. Sex can actually slow the aging process. A study from the British Medical Journal found that men who had the highest frequency of orgasms had a death rate 50% lower than those who did not ejaculate frequently. Goodbye, wrinkles.