Health & Fitness Having sex once a week might help you live longer

08:43  14 november  2017
08:43  14 november  2017 Source:   Netdoctor (UK)

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Well, if women had a scientific reason for having sex frequently, here it is: According to a new research, having sex at least once a week could It’s also possible that there’s a ‘self-selection bias’, meaning healthy women with longer telomere length may be more likely to have regular sex , rather

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Having sex once a week might help you live longer © Noviembre Anita Vela / Getty Having sex once a week might help you live longer Having sex once a week can slow the signs of ageing in women, according to new research.

It's all to do with the increase in the length of female telomeres, the 'caps' at the end of your DNA which are associated with slower ageing, extended lifespan and better health, reports the Mail Online.

Researchers from the University of California in San Francisco looked at physical intimacy, partner support or conflict and general overall relationship satisfaction of around 130 women in long-term relationships.

Telomere lengths were analysed using blood samples taken from the women and the results, published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology, showed that those who had sex on a weekly basis (even just once) had longer 'caps'.

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A healthy sex life just may help make you healthier overall. Warner Brothers. Other studies suggest that these telomeres can help you live longer and keep up physical and mental health as you age. But other studies have pegged once a week to be an ideal number of times to have sex with your

Telomeres shorten with age and poor lifestyle habits, such as alcohol abuse. But being active including sexually – lengthens them.

Lead author Tomás Cabeza de Baca said: 'Over time, shortened telomeres may contribute to chronic degenerative diseases and premature mortality.

'Sexual intimacy may dampen the effects of stress by down-regulating stress response systems and up-regulating immune response.

'Over time, these patterns of stress function should result in longer telomere length,' PsyPost reported.

At the moment there is no evidence that sex has the same affect on men but nevertheless, we're sure you won't have a problem convincing your partner of the benefits.

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But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have frequent sex . According to one study published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology suggests that having sex once a week can make you live longer !

Wilkes University researchers in Pennsylvania found that those who have sex once or twice a week enjoy greater levels of an antibody named immunoglobulin A (IgA) than those who have sex less often. 6) Sex helps you sleep better.

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