Having sex on a regular has its benefits, that much we know. But did you know it could also make you live longer? Most people don’t know how regular sex can make you live longer and now we’ll give you a few pointers. What goes on in your body when you have sex to increase your lifespan.
This is how sex can make you live longer
Reduces the risk of heart attacks
People who have regular sex are less likely to develop a heart attack in their middle ages. Studies show that regular sex helps your heart pump faster and increases your heart rate which keeps your heart stronger.
Sex is exercise, and it comes with all the benefits of exercising and more. You burn about 140 calories for every hour you spend having sex, more depending on the positions.
Lowers blood pressure
Orgasms have been shown to make you relax and detach from worries. This is turn calms you down and reduces your blood pressure.
It keeps you confident and happy
Sex releases a hormone called endorphins, endorphins are happy hormones in the body. These hormones trigger the brain and make you feel satisfied and very happy with your life.
Manages stress and relaxes you
Another hormone released during sex is oxytocins. These are hormones that relax your nerves and muscles and eases the tension in your body.
Frequent sex creates intimacy in relationships and intimacy has been known to extend the lifespan of people. It gives a sense of satisfaction that brings inner peace which encourages a longer life.
These are just some of the ways sex can boost your health and increase your lifespan.