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Can sex help fight infection?
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Dr. Joseph De santi
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sex as an Antidote
I'm unaware of any actual infection that sexual activity can help treat or prevent.
However, sexual activity has many other healthy benefits of decreasing stress and anxiety and lowering aggression. If these are improved it seems reasonable to postulate that immune function could be enhanced, which in turn could improve ones ability to fight off illness or disease; it's possible but not proven.

In brief: Sex as an Antidote
I'm unaware of any actual infection that sexual activity can help treat or prevent.
However, sexual activity has many other healthy benefits of decreasing stress and anxiety and lowering aggression. If these are improved it seems reasonable to postulate that immune function could be enhanced, which in turn could improve ones ability to fight off illness or disease; it's possible but not proven.
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