Sign in
Download Opera News App

 

 

5 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Stop Having Sex

At some point most people will enter a dry spell in their sex lives, where they go quite some time without having bedroom passionate play. If you find yourself in a period of abstinence, you might be wondering how it can affect your health.


People go through dry spells for lots of reasons. Sometimes people who aren’t in a relationship prefer to wait until they find the right person. The attraction between the couple can diminish, leading to a lack of sexual activity. Other times, people just don’t want to have bedroom fun. So, what happens when you don’t have bedroom fun for a long time? 

Photo courtesy: image only used for illustrative purpose

1. Your vaginal walls may weaken

In women entering menopause, not having vaginal penetration can be a use it or lose it type of thing. “Without regular frequency of intercourse as you get older the walls of your vagina thin out and can lead to painful bedroom fun when you finally get back into the sack, Cooper says. According to the North American Menopause Society, regular intercourse is important for vaginal health after menopause. 


2 Immune system

Regular sex improves the immune system and prepares the body to fight off illness by releasing endorphins. This means that having sex less often might result in more frequent illnesses, like the cold or flu. A study reported that saliva samples of college students who had regular sex were found to have a higher concentration of certain antibodies called immunoglobulin A, which fight the common cold. 


3. Menstrual cramps might worsen when you stop having s£x.

Painful menstruation affects more than half of all women at some point in their lives. One of these people is likely to despise them even more than they despise the fact that they had a period in the first place. Even though period cramps can be excruciating, you should know that there are ways to minimize their intensity.


What's up with that? It's well-known that having orgasms may alleviate cramps. Orgasms, according to Self, can ease stress and discomfort.


4. Can It Affect Your Mental & Physical Health?

This is another cases in which the link between positives regular sex and stress-busting) becomes a negative no sex, ergo higher stress reactions). In a 2016 study published by the Journal of Health and Social Behaviour, it was reported that good sex seemed to protect women from heart conditions like hypertension and rapid heart rate later in life. 


5. Can It Hurt Your Cardiovascular Health?

So we've established that good sex life is strongly linked to cardiovascular health, and entering a sex drought removes that hormonal and aerobic boost. But not a lot of work has been done on precisely what happens to the heart after a period of time without sex. It may just be the case that if you take out your sexual frustration on the treadmill, then your heart will end up healthier than it was before you stopped.


Source: https://www.webmd.com/sex/ss/slideshow-effects-stop-sex

Content created and supplied by: Auntykuma (via Opera News )

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments