Sex, Oops! A word when spoken or talked about openly, creates a hype in a country like India. It is a big secret thing here. For some people it is a taboo subject, whereas for others it is a means to attain bliss. It is really unfortunate that people in India are not aware, how important sex education is for every age group; be it teens, adults or aged. You might have heard that having sex affects our body but little did you know that not having sex can also bring changes to your body. Let’s dive deep into it and see what happens to your body when you stop having sex.
- It may cause anxiety –
Yes friends you may feel more anxious if you stop having sex due to any reason. During sex, the brain releases feel-good chemicals such as endorphins and oxytocin which help you stay cheerful and happier.
- Cold and flu become everyday affair–
Immunoglobin A (IgA) is one of the body’s first line of defense against viruses. So those who often have sex enjoy the benefits of a boost in IgA than those who do not have sex. Unfortunately, they skip the advantages of boosting the immunity.
- You may feel more insecure-
Sex is one of the expressions of intimacy for couples. So, not having sex takes a toll on your happiness, emotional bond, and relationship security. You might start having a fear that your partner may not start looking to others for their sexual needs. It may result in shaking the trust, which is generally the foundation of any relationship.
- You may suffer erectile dysfunction-
For men, the more you use, the better it is because according to a study those men who have very less sex are more prone to suffer erectile dysfunction. So a study author says that penis is a muscle and must be used to maintain its potency, as we so physical exercise to gain stamina and strength.
5 .You may feel depressed-
The longer you skip sex, more you feel blue especially in the case of women. Those who have unprotected sex have more of mood-boosting benefits than those who have protected sex. Unfortunately, there are a plethora of drawbacks of unprotected sex. Some compounds are found in semen like melatonin, serotonin, and oxytocin. All this gives a boost to their mood.
- Can expose men to the risk of prostate cancer-
Men who stop having sex can get exposed to the risk of prostate cancer as it is scientifically proved that frequent ejaculations could remove harmful substances from the prostrate.
All in all, friends whatever may be the reason be it workload, work travels, breakups or anything else, do not afford to compromise on your health and spare some time to build a healthy relation and a healthy body.