Regular sex (at least twice a week) has been linked to an increase of 3-8 years in a person’s lifespan.
A study found that the risk of dying in any one year was 50 per cent lower in men who had sex twice or more a week – even when other factors such as age, social class and smoking status were controlled for.
3. Sex boosts your immune system
Having sex once or twice a week raises the level of immunoglobulins (IgA) in the body, increasing protection against colds and flu.