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#29: Twelve Benefits of Sex

Jacqueline Hellyer - Monday, March 28, 2011

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In case you need convincing, here are twelve benefits of sex:

1. When women make love they produce estrogen, which makes hair shine and skin smooth.

2. Sex is an instant cure for mild depression. It releases endorphins into the bloodstream, producing a sense of euphoria and well-being.

3. Sex is the safest tranquilizer in the world. It is 10 times more effective than valium.

4. Sex burns up calories.

5. Sex is one of the safest sports you can do. It stretches and tones up just about every muscle in the body.

6. The more sex you have, the more you will be offered. The sexually active body gives off greater quantities of pheromones.

7. Kissing encourages saliva and lowers the level of the acid that causes decay, preventing plaque build-up.

8. Sex reduces dermatitis, skin rashes and blemishes as the sweat produced cleanses the pores and makes your skin glow.

9. Sex relieves headaches. A lovemaking session can release the tension that restricts blood vessels in the brain.

10. Sex can unblock a stuffy nose. It’s a natural antihistamine. It can help combat asthma and hay fever.

11. Orgasm can help ease period pain.

12. Sex releases the cuddly hormone oxytocin which makes you feel all luvvy-duvvy with your partner.


Not much else in the world has as many benefits as this!


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