While most of us can only wish we were having sex every three days, we can all agree that our 20s are probably the best and most prolific time to be hitting the sack. In a world full of hate and opposition, it may be one of the few things most people can agree on. If we were to unite the world, it would best be done under sex.
Because sex is good. And according to research, sex is better for you in the morning. Debby Herbenick, an American research scientist and author of Because It Feels Good, individuals who partake in morning sex are healthier and happier people. Sex is better for you in the morning.
According to Herbenick, sex releases boosted levels of estrogen, which in turn, make your skin and hair stronger and healthier. Increased levels of estrogen and testosterone have known ageing benefits that keep frisky people looking youthful longer.
In this study, a panel of judges viewed people from a one way mirror and guessed their ages. Those who had a steady sexual partner, and who were having sex regularly about four times a week , were viewed as seven to 12 years younger.
This is due to the amount of estrogen and testosterone released during sex, and the benefits on the skin and hair as reported earlier. Not to mention, sex burns calories. According to Daily Mail, an hour of sex burns the equivalent amount of calories as a 30 minute jog.
Within an hour, men burn an average of calories and women Whoever thought life could be so good? Sex and Big Macs? We can all agree that sex has the distinct advantage of helping our troubles melt away along with our inhibitions. Yvonne Ulrich-Lai, PhD and James Herman, PhD of psychiatry and behavioural neuroscience at University of Cincinnati conducted experiments in order to find the results of stress levels after one partook in pleasurable activities.
They found that after partaking in sex or comfort food, the reduced-stress effects continued for at least seven days, suggesting that sex produces long-term benefits. These benefits are known to reduce the rate of strokes and heart attacks. Like a drug, sex sets off certain chemical reactions in the brain that give us feelings of euphoria. Sex releases endorphins and oxytocin, which activate pleasure centres in the brainSource: According to Herbenick, sex increases levels of IgA, an antibody that helps to fight against infection, keeping frisky people better protected and healthier than those abstaining.
The orgasm has been known for its health benefits for years. Whether partaking in it solo or through someone else, it helps you achieve sounder sleep and that healthy glow we all wish we could exude all day.
However, the secret of morning sex is one that should now be exposed and capitalised on as we all look for someone to turn our average morning routines into not just an exciting and pleasurable activity, but a healthy one that could help us all live longer, happier and more beautiful lives.
This article was written by Lauren Martin from Elite Daily and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.