Unexpected Ways Sex Affects Your Health

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Scientists love to study sex. Makes sense. It's a topic we're all vested in at some level, if we want the species to continue. And they're always discovering new ways sex is either really good or really terrible for your health.

In the interest of staying current, we asked our readers to show us the latest findings.

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Doggy style is bad for your junk. A study in Nature found that, in a sample of 90 penile fractures, the most common cause (41% of cases) was doggy-sty

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Having an orgasm can make you temporarily deaf AIthough there is little information on why many women experience temporary deafness after an orgasm, i

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Have trouble controlling your bladder? Try orgasmic sex. Female urinary incontinence is mainly caused by weak pelvic floor muscles. Female orgasm is e

Frequent SEX may help boost your immune system. Researchers have found that college students who had sex once or twice a week Had higher levels of ger

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A study found that daily ejaculation can increase sperm quality in men. After a group of 118 men ejaculated every day for a week, there was an 8% impr

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Sex may trigger body weakness in some people. Orgasmoplexy is a condition that affects people with sleeping disorders, which causes a sudden loss of m

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Orgasms may keep migraines at bay. Migraine sex might seem unappealing, but 60% of people who kept sexually active during migraines reported relief af

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People who have sex with a committed partner three times a week can look a decade or more younger than couples who have sex twice a week. CRACKEDOON

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Grandpa will remember you better if he can still get it on with Grandma. A recent study of thousands of elderly couples showed that remaining sexually

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According to a recently released study, freguent sex can help prevent individuals from binge eating and from craving sweet carbohydrates. Researchers

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CRACKED c Sex helps you have great hair. Studies have shown that some of the important nutrients needed for healthier hair and nails can be metabolize

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Women who are satisfied with their sex lives are less likely to have high blood pressure. Good sex also helps enhancE blood vessel capacity, helping p

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A few unfortunates suffer from Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome. This means that they feel sick right after they orgasm and for several days afterward.

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In 2002, researchers at the University of Albany did a Beck Depression Inventory (BPI) on 300 women, and found that those who had sex without condoms

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A medical professional from the Cleveland Clinic's Head and Neck Institute recommends sex for temporary relief from nasal congestion. When having sex,

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Frequent culations may decrease your risk of prostate cancer. A study showed Australian men who cleaned their pipes more than five times a week in the


Having regular sex reduces men's risk of cardiovascular disease. Researcher Susan A. Hall, PHD found that men who had sex once a month or less were at

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Oral sex has been linked to better heart health in pregnant women. A study of 225 pregnant women found that those without regular exposure to their pa


CRACKED COM Having regular orgasms can give women a clearer complexion. Orgasms trigger the release of estrogen, which helps keep skin from aging. Est

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Having an active sex life can delay menopause. Having sex infrequently tells the body you no longer need your baby-making supplies, SO it stops produc

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Sex helps Parkinson's patients... well, men anyway. A recent study conducted on patients in the early stages of Parkinson's disease found that frequen

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Frequent sex can improve your visual perception. A study showed that people who were more sexually active had a greater ability to perceive objects, a