Use it or loose it
Health benefits of using sex products
How much truth to the phrase "use it, or lose it” is there?
If we don’t maintain our sex lives, do we break down?
Sex keeps your organs healthy. Similarly to exercising the other muscles of your body contributes to your well being, sexual activity contributes to the flow of blood to your organs and helps to keep everything in good working condition from top to bottom.
Sex and the heart
- A consistently active sex life can be directly beneficial for the cardiovascular system.
- Sexual activity can also regulate and exercise the respiratory organs.
- The increase in heart rate is directly beneficial to the circulation, and can reduce the likelihood of a heart attack.
According to an article published in The British Medical Journal in 1997 “men who had the highest number of orgasms had a better quality of life and lived the longest.” So we can assume women who achieve orgasm will also certainly live longer.
Did you know
The increase in blood flow to the brain and can alleviate certain types of headache. So, the next time you have a headache, forget the paracetamol and quickly find your partner to get rid of it.
Sex and the brain
- Sexual activity releases pleasure endorphins from the brain, which flood the body and literally de-stress it.
- Sexual activity could be an effective anti-depressant because it releases feel-good neurotransmitters from the brain called Dopamine.
- The physical and emotional aspect can work together in improving self-esteem and adds to a sense of confidence.
- Sex helps to get creative juices flowing. Since sexual fulfillment also involves your brain, it can improve a variety of mental functions, including your concentration.
- Sex makes the mind more active. An imaginative approach to sex can spice up your love life and create that wonderful feeling of sexual anticipation.
- One of the most important psychological benefits is that sex can reduce anxiety.
- The sedative effect of sexual activity is conducive to fighting the effects of daily tension. The emotional fulfillment that comes from an intimate sexual encounter results in the relaxation of your muscles in your brain.
- Sex improves your sense of smell as prolactin, a hormone, flows to the brain and develops new neurons in the olfactory bulb, which is the brain's smell centre.
Did you know
The unique sense of intimate connection with the person you love cannot be duplicated by any other activity. Nothing else stimulates all the senses quite like sex.
There's no better way to lose it than with increased sexual activity. It not only burns calories, but can also help turn fat into muscle more quickly than any other forms of exercise. The most concise research shows that the act of sexual intercourse burns off about 200 calories, equivalent to running on a treadmill for half an hour.
- High levels of oxytocin flood the body and release endorphins which relieve pain.
- Sexual activity can also help to relieve menstrual cramps by providing a natural decongestion.
- No more flu or pesky colds is a good reason to have sex at least once or twice a week.
- Believe it or not, sex can work as a laxative, toning and controlling the lower abdominal muscles.
- Sex benefits neck and back muscles.
Sex is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle and helps you emotionally, psychologically and physically. Using sex products can also enhance those benefits and provide us with new creative ideas and stimulation.
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