Sex could fight signs of ageing

8 July 2013

In a breakthrough study, scientists have discovered a natural way to help preserve youth. According to new health research, frequent sex may decrease visible signs of ageing. Experts claim that regular intercourse could make adults look up to seven years younger.

The research was conducted primarily by Dr Weeks, former head of old age psychology at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. After years of research, he has concluded that patients’ sex lives have a noticeable impact on their physical appearance. Adults who retained a youthful glow claimed to have sex 50 per cent more than their older-looking counterparts (three times a week instead of twice). A number of chemical released through the act could be responsible for youth preservation, including human growth hormone, which has previously been found to enhance skin elasticity.

Additionally, sex burns calories and fat, strengthens the immune system and improves quality of sleep.

In conclusion, Dr Weeks emphasised the importance of sex in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. “Sexual satisfaction is a major contributor to quality of life, ranking at least as high as religious commitment and other morale factors,” he said.

Posted by Philip Briggs

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