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What is benefits of having sex?

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Many: Lowers blood pressure heart rate increases wellbeing improved bonding. But only in the context of a consensual relationship where safety is considered. So don't feel pressured if you're not in a situation where you are wanting to. It's much healthier in that case to abstain
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Benefits of sex.: Feels good burns calories become a parent.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Make and maintain relationships -- though the quality ones aren't "just" about sex. Love wisely and well, even though human love is never perfect.
Aug 3, 2017
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Multiple benefits: It enhances intimacy, reduces anxiety, pleasurable, beneficial form of exercise, elevates mood and reduces stress. Though could have detrimental effects especially when with an inappropriate partner like STDs and unwanted pregnancies
Last updated Oct 23, 2019
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