Monday, June 7, 2010

10 Surprises of Routine Sex

Did you know that regular sex with their spouses have the surprising benefit that you never imagined?
Various scientific studies reveal, the desire to have sex has actually been able to increase the positive energy that encourages the immune system. Joy Davidson, Ph.D., a psychologist and sex therapist from New York, United States, said many people were surprised when he knew the benefits that can be obtained from routine sex.

In fact, even though sex has been much discussed in various media, many people still think, talk about sex was "shameful". Questions have also been many benefits of sex was revealed, although some people still think the extent anecdotal, but it is reality.

Here are 10 benefits of sex that might surprise you:

1. Free sex stress
The biggest benefit of sex is lower blood pressure and reduce stress. Research in Scotland, reports the journal Biological Psychology earlier this year, involving 24 women and 22 men. They confessed to having sex regularly, at least once a week.

The results, found the tendency of blood pressure is relatively stable in men and women respondents. It is recognized as part of the effect of sexual activity with their partners.

2. Improve sex stamina

Regular sexual activity once or twice a week is closely linked to increased endurance, especially immunoglobulin A or IgA antibodies. These antibodies that protect the body from the effects of changes in weather and infection.

Scientists from Wilkes University, Pennsylvania, USA, taking saliva samples 112 people doing sexual activity once a week or two. The result, those who routinely perform sexual activities once a week or more, have higher antibody compared to only do it once every two weeks.

3. Sex burns calories
Sexual activity during the 30 minutes is believed to be able to burn more than 85 calories. It seems not too much, but if carried out during 42 hours (total), which burned about 3570 calories, more than enough to lose weight about half a kilogram.

No wonder, Patti Britton, Ph.D., sexologists from Los Angeles and president of the American Association of Sexuality Educators and Therapists stated that the sex was incredible training model because it is very good from the standpoint of physical and spiritual.

4. Sex improve heart health
Many men over the age of 50 years was afraid to have sex because they think such activities could increase the risk of stroke. However, researchers from England, as published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, which conducted research on 914 men over 20 years with stroke disorder, instead find other facts. Regular sexual activity at least twice a week can reduce the risk of fatal heart attacks.

5. Sex develop confidence
You know, one of 237 reasons that people do sexual activity is to increase confidence. Revealed the fact that researchers from the University of Texas, USA, as published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior.

That fact is also supported by Gina Ogden, Ph.D., sex therapist and marriage and family consultant origin of Cambridge, England. According to him, many people reasoned sexual activity can increase self-confidence and feeling comfortable.
"Sex is a good beginning of confidence, and vice versa. Of course sex is based on a sense of love, affection, and harmony will bring confidence and comfort that, "he said.

6. Sex enhance intimacy
Sex and orgasm can increase the hormone oxytocin is also called the love hormone, which helps foster mutual trust. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and North Carolina University, USA, evaluated 59 women before and after the pre menoupouse do foreplay (heating) with her husband, which ended with a hug. They claimed to find the closeness, and the levels of the hormone oxytocin is also increased sharply.

Okstosin high levels closely related to the feeling of comfort. If you suddenly feel more comfortable with your partner, it could be due to the influence of love hormones.

7. Sex relieves pain
When the hormone oxytocin rise, also increases endorphins and can reduce pain such as headaches, arthritis, and complaints of symptoms associated with menstruation (PMS).

A study in the Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine to test the benefits of involving 48 volunteers to inhale the hormone oxytocin. The result, they express the pain is reduced by half.

8. Sex reduces prostate cancer risk
Regular ejaculations, especially in men in their 20s, possible to reduce the risk of prostate cancer during his lifetime, as reported by researchers from Australia in the British Journal of Urology International.

However, when a team of experts conduct an examination of men with prostate problems or not, aged 30 to 50's, prostate cancer risk was nothing to do with routine ejaculation. The fact that only affect those aged 20 years with an average of five times or more ejaculations per week, and not significant in the group aged 30 upwards.

Another study, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed, ejaculate 21 times or more a month can reduce the risk of prostate cancer at the age of getting old than just ejaculated four to seven times per month!

9. Sex strengthens pelvic bone
So far more familiar with women kegel exercises for improving the quality of his sexual abilities. This exercise is also believed to reduce the risk inkontinesia (difficult to control urination) at the age of getting old.

Some researchers reveals that a regular sexual activity for women was almost the same benefit with kegel exercises. Regular sexual activity has even more benefits, which help strengthen the hip bones, such as exercises to stop urinating.

10. Sex makes sleep quality
If you want to enjoy good quality sleep, never lazy to have sex before bed. According to the study, during sex, levels of the hormone oxytocin is released simultaneously with an orgasm. This will help you become more soundly asleep.

Enough sleep means good health, for example, to maintain stable body weight and blood pressure. Feeling uncomfortable due to the release of the hormone oxytocin during sex can also affect blood pressure, so that people become more calm and able to sleep soundly.


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