Four ways to boost your health with sex
Use these tips for a spot of sexual healing
1. On the head
Have a thumping headache?
Leave the pills to the wimps and have sex instead.
Studies show that intense feelings of passionate love have the same effect on your brain’s pain receptors as paracetamol.
Source: State University of New York
2. Help yourself
This may well be the easiest prescription you’ll ever receive: masturbating at least five times a week can reduce your risk of prostate cancer by over a third, as the ejaculation blocks out carcinogens from the prostate gland.
Source: The Cancer Council, Victoria, Australia
3. Keep it regular
A little fornication releases testosterone, which strengthens bones and muscles, while the chemicals released boost your immune system.
Three times a week will provide age-defying benefits.
Finding a partner is up to you.
Source: Royal Edinburgh Hospital
4. Be smart
Feeling a little slow off the mark?
Head between the sheets to boost your IQ.
The stimulation brought on by sex isn’t just for pleasure, it kick starts your brain into gear, too.
That’s our story, anyway, and we’re sticking to it.
Source: Hamburg Medical Research Institute