Regular sex keeps the heart healthy. Scientists are clear that regular sex practice reduces the risk of dangerous cardiovascular disease by 50%. Cardiologists even claim that due to regular sex, we can forget about heart problems at all.
Why is that? Besides being pleasant, sex is also an excellent exercise for the muscles of the heart as well as for the general tonus of the body. Also, love relationships are another cute way to melt calories.
The risk of developing cardiovascular disease is halved. Medical researchers believe that regular sex has a positive effect on hormones, blood circulation; helps reduce weight, regulates blood pressure, reduces bad cholesterol levels, and more.
Scientists advise doctors to take into account the sexual activity of patients for whom they draw conclusions about the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
The benefits of sex are essential to both physical and mental well-being of men and women, as the partners begin to feel part of a positive relationship, where they are needed. In addition, regular intimate caresses improve the quality of communication between partners, and this necessarily affects the emotional state of both. Stress and worries from our busy everyday life are minimized and so we become much safer, self-confidence improves, which in turn is also important to the well-being of the heart.
* Results are from a 16-year research, prepared and conducted by the research institute “New England”, based in Massachusetts, which monitors sexual activity of an equal number of men and women aged between 30 and 70 years. Everyone who enrolled in the survey was asked monthly about how often they had sex. Participants were then examined to see if there were any signs of heart disease. Other risk factors such as age, weight, blood pressure, and bad cholesterol levels have also been taken into account.
According to scientists at Wilks University in Pennsylvania, sex once or twice a week strengthens the immune system and prevents us from getting colds or flu. The level of immunoglobulin A6 is elevated - a glycoprotein that binds to the bacteria and viruses that enter our body and activates the immune system that destroys them.
Another large-scale study of the US Oncology Institute has shown that men who have sex at least 3 times a week have a minimal risk of developing prostate cancer.