Well Being

16 Surprising Health Benefits You’ll Get From Sex

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Sex is obviously fun, feels good and brings you closer to your partner, but it does so much more. Sex can actually make you mentally and physically healthier. According to recent studies, regular sex, which is about once or twice a week, can provide some amazing boosts to your health and overall wellbeing. Talk about a win-win-win, amiright?

As if you needed more of a reason to get frisky with your partner, you'll also be shagging your way to better health! We found all the ways you'll benefit from a healthy sex life.

1. Helps your immune system

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If you're having regular sex, you just might be able to skip that Emergen-C during flu season this year, because some good loving could give your immune system the boost it needs. Along with eating well and staying active, sex can help your bod fight off sickness. Sexually active people take fewer sick days, according to Yvonne K. Fulbright, PhD a sexual health expert. That's pretty cool, IMO.