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What are the health benefits of sex?

Our FullMast doctors in Vancouver and Toronto often discuss the importance of a healthy sex life as part of someone’s overall well-being. From better sleep to longer life spans, we explain why love making is a critical part of your health. These articles will help individuals, couples, and health care providers better understand the many benefits of a healthy sex life.

  • “More Sex!” It’s What Doctors Should Prescribe
    Science Shows that Sex is Healthy for Him AND Her A study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2018 found that women who had active sex lives were less likely to develop heart disease than those who were less sexually active. Additionally, a study published in the American Journal of Cardiology in 2015 […]
  • Morning Sex Is Good For You – Science Shows
    Lower blood pressure, decreased stress, and a boosted immune system – it’s hard to beat the health benefits of sex. Like most things that are good for your health, science says that intimacy in the morning can help you start the day off right. Just like a healthy breakfast or a refreshing morning jog, the […]
  • Sex is a relationship cleanser
    “Marriage is a wonderful invention; but then again so is a bicycle repair kit,” so said Billy Connolly, the Scottish comedian. And like bicycle tires, marriages often need some repairing. Research proves that sexual intimacy helps people stay healthy. Just like one needs to eat foods that are nutritious and exercise everyone also needs to […]
  • The One Surprising Question Your Doctor Never Asks But Should
    Men should talk to their doctors about their sexual health. It’s easy enough to say, but following this advice is often a challenge. Both men and their doctors can take steps to make it easier to connect on issues of sexual health.  For patients, this involves seeing a family doctor for regular checkups and being […]

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