1. Why Sex Is Good – Reduce Blood Pressure
The Michigan State University conducted a study published in the Health and Social Behavior Journal and found that perhaps sex in later years would reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure for women . Women in this study aged from 57 to 85 years who found the pleasure or satisfying of sex were less likely to suffer from hypertension.
According to another study in the Behavioral Medicine, the act of hugging helps a person keep the blood pressure in a healthy level .
The American Heart Association found that high blood pressure increased the risk of developing heart attack & stroke and affected your sex life . In fact, high blood pressure affects the blood flow in the body and prevents enough blood from flowing to the pelvis.
2. Why Sex Is Good – Boost The Immune System
Yvonne K. Fulbright, a sexual health expert said that sexually active people often take fewer sick days.
According to a study, people with frequent sex (1 to 2 times per week) have more immunoglobulin A in the saliva. People with infrequent sex (less than 1 time per week) have significantly less immunoglobulin A .
In another study from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, conducted by Carl Charnetski, people having sex 1 or 2 times per week have an about 30 percent increase in immunoglobulin