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What are the benefits of lovemaking?

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Lovemaking has the power to heal. It doesn’t just feel wonderful — it’s good for you! This fact has been shown by hundreds of major medical studies.

These studies suggest that an active sex life may lead to living longer, improved heart health, a healthier immune system, reduced chronic pain symptoms, relief from depression and even protection against certain cancers.

Physical intimacy releases oxytocin, which influences everything from regulation of body temperature to wound healing, pain-relief, and the development of emotional bonds.

Having sex is also an excellent form of aerobic exercise which tones the heart, can burn as much as 200 calories, and is equivalent to running for 30 minutes.

Other studies have shown that men who have sex twice a week have half as many heart attacks as men who have sex only once a month. In fact, an active love life has been shown to extend one’s life by as much as ten years!

Making love frequently also boosts levels of immunoglobulin, key immune cells that fight infection. These physical effects are paired with the powerful emotional healing of lovemaking.

What are the benefits of lovemaking?

A healthy sex life will calm anxiety, ease fears and break down inhibitions. Sexually active people are also much less vulnerable to depression. Lastly, sexual activity reduces the chronic pain of migraines, arthritis and back pain.

In this fast-paced, stress-filled life, it’s easy to allow ourselves to forget about making time for physical intimacy. But choosing to make time for these activities is extremely important in any relationship.

Love is the adhesive that holds things together. Love is the reason why we are here and being intimate with your partner is the ultimate expression of this love. Choose to make the time for love. There’s nothing more important.