Sex. It’s something that everyone partakes in at some point in their lives. People think of it in many different ways – it’s intimate, it’s taboo, it’s a beautiful expression of human nature…regardless of how people think about it there are many myths and rumor surrounding the act itself.
We’re here to clear some of the up for you! We’ve found some of the most common myths about “doing the dirty” exposed the truth along with some fun facts. Maybe getting busy isn’t as bad as some people may think.
32. Excellent Stress Relief
Sex is great way to reduce stress! During sex the human body produces dopamine, to fight stress hormones, endorphins, the “happy hormone”, and oxytocin, a desire-enhancing hormone secreted by the pituitary gland.
In a study, published in the Public Library of Science journal, three neuroscience researchers conducted a test on male rats and found that the sexually active rats were less anxious than rats with no sexual activity.