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5 Reasons to Have Sex Today!

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5 Reasons to Have Sex Today!

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living

What would Valentine’s Day be without an opportunity to mention the three-letter word that gets everyone so riled up? Yes, you guessed it–I’m talking about a little S-E-X. So, let’s chat, shall we? Beyond being just one-heck-of-good-time, medical studies report that an active sex life contributes to a longer and more fulfilling life. So come on, everybody’s doing it (or at least the lucky ones), and here are five reasons for you to join in:

1. Sex boosts your immune system. “Honey, I have a headache,” may now be the best reason to have sex! A startling number of physicians are now recognizing how sexual and emotional health affect our entire well being. In other words, how our brain directly impacts our immune system. “We know that people who enjoy a regular, satisfying sex life (i.e. regular orgasms) are less stressed, less depressed and generally more well physically, mentally and emotionally,” says Wendy Strgar, loveologist and CEO of Good Clean Love. In a recent article, Dr. Paul Pearsall, director of Behavioral Medicine at Detroit’s Beaumont Hospital, concludes that many of his patients had experienced sexual dissatisfaction prior to a heart attack. He also claims that sexual contentment leads to less severe headaches and reduced discomfort from arthritis in both genders. (Read about 6 other weird ways to boost your immunity!)

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Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.

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1:17AM PDT on Jun 24, 2015

Thank you : )

5:52AM PDT on Jun 23, 2015

I'd love to, but you're need to ppl to dance :D

5:39PM PDT on Jun 21, 2015

Thanx for sharing

11:01PM PDT on Jun 20, 2015

Busy getting busy has many benefits yes.

7:37PM PDT on Jun 14, 2015

OK I'm ready! Anybody else?

11:57PM PDT on Jun 10, 2015

Boasts immune System and so we are safe from various bio attacks.

2:59PM PDT on Jun 10, 2015

5 reasons to mind your own damned business:

1. Sex is great, but sex with the wrong partner is worse than do-it-yourself.

2. Whether or not to have sex is one's personal business, not that of the author or her dog Winnie.

3. See reason #2.

4. See Reason #1

5. We can be thankful that these cyber articles at least kill no trees...

2:46PM PDT on Jun 10, 2015

Let´s bring it to the point: sex with the right partner´s healthy, funny, relaxing, pain-killing, increases the relationship and much more, and yes, do you really need a reason for it???

6:34AM PDT on Jun 7, 2015

Thank you

5:20AM PDT on Jun 6, 2015

This world is sex obsessed!!

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