Sex live longer

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Sign up for AARP's monthly Lifestyle newsletter for entertainment news, healthy living tips and more. While a regular sex life has been shown to boost mood and improve relationships , it turns out that having sex once a week can also prolong your life, according to a new study. Women reporting sexual relations at least once during the week had significantly longer telomeres. This held true even when adjusting for other factors such as perceived stress and relationship quality.

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Sex can even help you to live longer. According to Dr. The research being done pinpoints a few specific — and surprising — health benefits that result from having a healthy and active sex life. Healthline examines a dozen of the most proven and interesting findings. According to a study done at Wilkes University, people who have sex a couple of times a week tend to have much higher amounts of the antibody immunoglobulin A IgA than those who have sex less than once a week.

Life is shorter for men, but sexually active life expectancy is longer

Historically, women have lived longer than men in almost every country in the world. A similar pattern of sex differences in longevity is also found in many other species; however, it is not clear if there are more species in which females live longer or vice versa. For virtually all the primary causes of death and at virtually all ages, mortality rates are higher for men. Women do not live longer than men because they age more slowly, but because they are more robust at every age. Paradoxically, although women have lower mortality rates they have higher overall rates of physical illness than do men.
An active sex life might improve your longevity. Those who had sex more often had better survival rates over the next decade or so. Between Feb. They provided the investigators data about their sexual activity frequency at the time of their initial hospitalization. Five years later, they answered more questions about their sex lives.