How to live longer: Sex may reduce heart disease risk .
Sex is an essential part of the human experience in more ways than one. Research suggests an active sex life can promote longevity by reducing your risk of heart disease.
Research has long enumerated the benefits of eating a healthy, balanced diet and engaging in regular exercise. Combined, the two offer a potent defence against early death. Increasingly, researchers are focusing their attention on another core area of human activity – sex
A growing body of evidence links an active sex life to longevity and there are several proposed explanations for this association.
One of the strongest findings is that sexual activity may reduce the risk of heart disease.
The New England Research Institute conducted a massive study of sexual health and the incidence of cardiovascular events.
Its results suggested that regular sexual activity may reduce heart disease risk.