your spirits through mood-elevating endorphins, it’s not the only way.
So instead of relying on sex or some other outside factor to make you happy, replace that with a self-assured feeling that happiness comes from within.
Your Heart Changes:
You might lose a bit of heart health.
Sex can be good for your heart, according to research. It’s aerobic exercise after all, and that’s good for you. One expert says a healthy sex life may decrease your risk of having a heart attack.
Be sure to put all of that unused energy to good use by hitting the gym. It will not only keep your body in shape but will reverse many of the negative effects associated with stopping sex, including your mood.
And last but not least…
You will contract less sexually transmitted diseases. Yes, of course staying away from sex can guarantee you lower your risk of STDs/STIs, but you still need to watch out for who you kiss. Here’s why…
Now on the other side of the spectrum, there are a number of benefits and risks to your body that take place when you’re actively having sex.
There are six common injuries that can occur while being sexually active, including fractures and other forms of strain on your body. You can read more about those risks, and how to prevent them, here.