In a supportive relationship, there are many benefits to having more sex. Higher rates of sexual activity are linked to positive changes, such as lower blood pressure, reduced stress, greater intimacy , and even a lower divorce rate. A study found that general well-being is associated with sexual frequency, but only to an extent. One sexual encounter per week is fairly consistent with the current average. However, our increasingly busy lives may be getting in the way of having more sex.
The Benefits of Having Sex More Often
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Studies upon studies have proven how sex benefits your body , and the more of it you have, the better your body and brain are for it. A body that has enjoyed lots of sex can stand the test of time. Hell no. By this rationale, it's our duty to have lots of it. Sex helps depression in two ways. The first way is the one we already know: It releases all the necessary hormones to make someone just feel so much better.
What Happens To Your Body When You Have Sex A Lot
OHSU is open and providing safe care — in person and through virtual visits. Please call your clinic or see MyChart for details. As a reproductive psychiatrist and certified sexual health therapist, Dr. Cirino helps women who are struggling with emotional or mental health barriers to a healthy sex life.
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