5 scientific reasons to have more sex

Couple kissing
Couple kissing

Sex is an important part of a relationship but now science is telling rather urging people to have more sex for a healthier life! In fact studies prove that sex leads to a better life. Here are few scientific reasons to indulge in some bed romping with your partner.

  1. Decreases risk of cold and flu

Researchers found that people who engage in sexual activity a few times a week have higher levels of immunoglobulin A, in their saliva, this is an antibody which helps fight infections and the common cold.

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    Intimate couple

    Less stress

Studies show that contact with semen during intercourse acts as an antidepressant for women. This is also backed by the fact that sex makes blood pressure less reactive to stress and this plummets the stress levels.

  1. Boosts the brain

Get intelligent rather intellectual with sex!  A study by scientist has found that the sexually active adult rats experienced an increase in neurons in the part of the brain which stores memories compared to virgin rats. Infact researchers at the University of Amsterdam have found that sexual encounters improve a person’s analytical thinking.

  1. Improves your fitness

We all often want more motivation to hit the gym. Now studies point out that working out regularly improves our sex lives, and regular sex improves physical fitness.  In fact, half an hour of sexual activity can burn more than 144 calories. Studies also show that exercising frequently enhances sexual performance.

  1. It relieves pain

Sex releases hormones which also help in reducing pain. Oxytocin also referred to as the cuddling hormone , that makes people want to snuggle up after sex, reduces stress. Sex also releases hormones serotonin, endorphins, and phenyl ethylamine, hormones that generate feelings of euphoria, pleasure, and elation, which make people forget about sore muscles or pain. In fact other studies have shown sex can stop migraines attacks.