From burning calories to boosting your immune system, here are 5 ways scientists have found sex can enhance your health.
1. Sex protects your heart
Men who make love once a month have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease over men who have nookie at least twice a week.
2. Passion relieves pain
Your pain threshold can leap by up to 74 per cent as you reach orgasm.
3. Sex burns calories
It’s the equivalent of a 1km walk followed by a climb up two flights of stairs.