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  Life   Relationship  08 May 2017  Here's how not having sex affects people

Here's how not having sex affects people

Published : May 8, 2017, 5:41 pm IST
Updated : May 8, 2017, 5:41 pm IST

A major advantage of sex is also better heart health and this goes down when sexual activity stops.

Low mood and falling libido are only the beginning (Photo: Pixabay)
 Low mood and falling libido are only the beginning (Photo: Pixabay)

A healthy sex life is a major aspect of a good lifestyle for many today and with better means of communication and more awareness, young people have more opportunities to have sex. But while people are exploring their sexuality, what will it be like to give up sex entirely?

Experts reveal that completely putting a stop to sex results in effects on one’s body as well as mind. Apart from health benefits, sex is also known to relieve stress and bring down anxiety, boosting confidence among people. From this, a halt to an active sex life seems capable of a considerable impact.

Feeling low

Sex is known to release endorphins also called happy hormones, and hence ceasing to have sex means one can say bye to this sense of well being. Such a mental state naturally leads to a low mood with the absence of an activity which previously was a source of instant gratification.

Falling libido

As opposed to what people might think, giving up on sex leads to a state where people start losing interest in sex. They start feeling sluggish and a lack of vitality triggers this effect.

Risk to heart health

Among the advantages of sexual intercourse, heart health is seen as one of the most significant. No sex means less exercise to contribute to the smooth functioning of your body’s most vital organ.

Future encounters become difficult

When you finally decide to have sex after a long break, it’s important to relax as muscles can tense up and the experience can get painful. People might also be anxious about getting in action after a long halt.

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