A fulfilling sex life can work wonders in terms of health. However, in order to have a healthy love life, you must first find out what gives you satisfaction.
“Sexual health and intimacy are primarily based on consensuality, honesty and mutual pleasure,” reveals Barb Depree, doctor and founder of MiddlesexMD. “As long as you feel respected and satisfied, it is also healthy.”
Additionally, you don’t necessarily have to sleep with a partner to feel the health benefits of sex. Masturbation can also reduce stress and improve general health.
So whether you’re alone or as a couple, here are the top five health benefits of sex.