Want to halt your beauty clock? Skip the lotions & potions and jump directly into bed: The secret fountain of youth may be lying between your sheets.
In a 10-year study on 3500 people by the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Scotland showed that those who have sex four times a week look approximately 10 years younger.
The horizontal mambo may lead to significant reductions in stress, greater contentment and better sleep. Sex also increases production of various hormones, such as growth hormone which is known to improve muscle tone.
Moreover, sex is thought to bring about hormone release which help ease your body’s aches and pains, it boosts your immune system, and, depending how you do it, it can burn anywhere from 150 to 300 calories.
However, casual sex with different partners or cheating did not slow down the aging process, the researchers say. In fact, casual sex with multiple partners may be stressful and lead to premature aging!