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7 reasons sex is great for your health

Written by Pavitra Sampath | Published : January 28, 2015 7:44 PM IST

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पुरुषाच्या शिश्नाच्या जाडी किंवा लांबीवर लैंगिक सुख अवलंबून नसते. लैंगिक सुख हे शिश्नाचा ताठरपणा व त्यानंतर होणारे वीर्यपतन याचप्रमाणे साथीदाराकडून मिळणा-या प्रतिसादावर अवलंबून असते.

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Helps You Lose Weight

Helps you lose weight: Sex is a mini workout that can be extremely pleasurable. Comparable to moderate intensity exercise, having sex can help you burn about 4.2 calories a minute, which can be compared to cycling or playing a round of doubles tennis. So, if you want to lose weight, jump into bed and have some fun. After all it is so much more fun that running on that treadmill.  Also Read - Shilajit Is Only Meant For Men, But Avoid It In Summer: 5 Common Myths Busted

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Makes You Happy

Makes you happy: Apart from all the happy hormones that are released when you have sex, a study found that, all round, sex makes you happier than your counterparts who aren't getting any action. The study also found that the 'happiness effect' seems to increase as you have more sex, and as per science doing the dirty at least once a week is your recipe to higher levels of happiness.

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Keeps You Healthy

Keeps you healthy: Sex can help strengthen your immunity and keep you safe from infections. A study conducted at the Wilkes University, Pennsylvania, found people who had regular sex had 30% higher levels of the antigen immunoglobin A, an antigen that protects your body from colds and flu. Also Read - 5 Superfoods For Full Body Detox

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Controls Your Blood Pressure

Helps control your blood pressure: Having sex has been found to help lower blood pressure, especially systolic blood pressure -- keeping your heart in perfect condition.

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Can Make You More Intelligent

Can make you more intelligent: Yes, sex does give your brain's working a boost. In a study performed in Melbourne, scientists found that having sex helps improve mental performance and boosts the working of neurons in the hippocampus, the part of the brain where long term memories are made.