Frequent Sex Can Improve Your Health - Sexual Health - Relationship, S
By Hannah Nichols Type "sexual health" into a search engine, and it is likely that you will be bombarded with pages of articles covering anything and everything, from sexual norms and advice on relationships, birth control, and pregnancy, to information about STDs and how to avoid them. What is less often discussed, however, is the abundant physical and psychological health benefits of sex. We have put together a list of the top health benefits of sex, as backed up by science. Sex has numerous physical and psychological health benefits.
Violence and Abuse There are many reasons to have sex more often, at least when it comes to quality sex in a supportive relationship. More frequent sexual activity is linked to physical benefits, such as lower blood pressure, emotional perks, such as reduced stress, and relationship benefits, such as greater intimacy and a lower divorce rate. While there is not a magic number when it comes to the ideal frequency of sex, the results of a few studies can suggest a ballpark. Illustration by JR Bee, Verywell Ideal Frequency As far as the ideal frequency, a study found that general well-being is associated with sexual frequency, but only up to a certain point. Relationship satisfaction improved progressively from having no sex up to having sex once a week but did not improve further and actually decreased somewhat beyond this point.
Sleep Some good news and some bad news from the world of sex research today. First, the good news: And the bad news? It only works for men. Researchers from the National Defence Medical Centre in Taiwan tracked more than 2, men and women, aged from 20 to