Sex goes a longer way than fulfilling sexual fantasies. Asides from the most obvious reason of connection between the couple, having sex has great benefits medically.

Sexual experiences are more precious and passionate when you share it with a significant other.

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Below are 10 reasons why having sex with your significant other is important.

1. It helps relieve stress

Sex is another form of exercise. When we exercise, the body produces chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers, endorphins. Endorphins improve the ability to sleep, which in turn reduce stress.

Did you know you burn over 114 calories per 30 minutes while having sex?

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According to experts, people who have sex regularly respond better to stress than people who do not.

2. It keeps you healthy

Sex keeps both your physical and emotional state healthy.

According to several researches, sex helps defy aging process, strengthen the cardiac muscles, reduce the risk of prostate cancer, reduce the risk of osteoporosis, balance your hormones, improves bladder control and also act as an amazing immune booster.

It manages emotional issues like anxiety, depression, and infertility.

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It has been proved that having one orgasm per day keeps your oxytocin, estrogen and testosterone levels at its best.

3. Keeps you and your spouse connected.

It is not news that your bedroom chemistry can spice up your relationships. Sex makes couples emotionally and physically connected.

A lot of times people have tagged the act of sex as being an overrated act of lust, it importance cannot be pushed aside. Share your thoughts in the comment section below: