Sex without a doubt one of the most pleasant and rewarding activities in a person’s life, if not the most enjoyable. This is of course why men as well as women are pretty much always ready to go when the opportunity to have sex arises. Well, as it turns out they might be onto something more than just getting and giving pleasure and having fun with their partners.
Studies have shown repeatedly that sex is actually really good for our general health and well being. Yep, you read that right! People who have sex often, tend to be healthier than people who don’t! Some of the benefits of sex though are not that easy to guess. So, if you ever needed more excuses to have sex, here are the most surprising ways that sex can benefit your health!
1. It boosts the immune system
According to recent studies and statistics, sexually active people take less sick days than sexually inactive people. Furthermore, researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, discovered that the bodies of sexually active students contained double the amount of certain antibodies than the bodies of students who weren’t having sex. As you can probably guess, there is only one conclusion to be made here: sex boosts your immune system.
Why is that happening? well, scientists are baffled, but they think that intimacy and the exchange of bodily fluids that sends the immune system into overdrive. In other words, it forces it to adapt a “better safe than sorry” strategy.