Health Benefits of Sex - Guide to Safe, Passionate Sexual Intimacy

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Feb 12, 2016 05:20 AM EST

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It has been mentioned in many health articles that sex is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.

According to Mercola, sex is a great form of exercise that can help enhance the immune system of a human being. It can also lower blood pressure, help improve sleep, act as a stress reliever, help reduce the risk of prostate cancer and improve the health of the heart, among many others.

For some people, the most important benefit is that it increases intimacy that will help strengthen the relationship between partners. Orgasms during sex increase the levels of the "love hormone," which is called hormone oxytocin. Because of that, it gives a special bond between two people that will result to a passionate sexual intimacy.

To make sure you maintain a great sexual relationship, you must learn how to do it safely and enjoyable for both you and your partner. Most people have been taught to practice safe sex to avoid contracting and spreading sexually transmitted infections. There are several ways to enjoy your private time together in the bedroom, while making sure you both are protected.

Meanwhile, according to a report by Women's Health Mag, it is important that you introduce something new to your partner every once in a while to keep the sexual intimacy alive.

It is okay to be aggressive so long as you maintain the sense of respect between each other. No still means no. Consent is critical and, if your partner says no to your idea, forcing it will only lead to a gap that would eventually affect the sexual intimacy.

As for married couples, it is important that you keep the sexual excitement between you and your husband or wife in the bedroom. Maintaining a healthy sexual relationship between married couple might be hard considering the divorce rate in the United States. Both husband and wife must know how to keep the desire for each other going, so that they won't lose the sense of intimacy in their marriage after many years, according to an article from Your Tango.

Knowing how to please each other in bed is also very important. It should be a two way responsibility to make sure both get the satisfaction they long during sex. Making sure your partner gets to the climax will also help improve the sexual relationship between couples.

The couple should explore each other's body with love and passion. That is how you keep passionate sexual intimacy between each other.

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