Catching a Cold? Having Sex Might Help!

It’s that time of year again --- when the weather gets cooler, the leaves change, everything starts coming out with a pumpkin spice flavor, and everyone around you starts sniffling. Catching a cold or battling the flu is as much a part of Fall as Halloween decorations and tailgate parties. But it doesn’t have to be. “How?” you ask? Simple. Have sex!

No, Seriously...

The best way to fight a cold or the flu is to boost your immune system. Most people reach for the vitamin C, but studies have shown that reaching for your partner once or twice a week can have a similar immune system boosting effect, increasing the levels of immunoglobulin A (IgA) – known to fight infection --- by 30%.

In addition, sex is a known stress-reliever. Sex releases endorphins and oxytocin – hormones that react with the pleasure centers in your brain – which create feelings of relaxation and can help fight depression and anxiety. These same endorphins can help you sleep more soundly too, since they help relax your body and quiet your mind, and everyone knows that rest is very important when it comes to fighting the cold or a flu.

An Effective Pain Reliever

Oh, and you know that old “Not tonight, I have a headache” excuse? Once again, the hormones released after an orgasm can also be effective pain relievers. In a migraine study conducted at Southern Illinois University, half of the female participants reported relief of their headache or migraine after a climax. So sex can actually get rid of that headache!

Not to mention that sex, being a physical activity, burns calories. It is recommended that adults get at least 30 minutes of physical activity daily to keep your heart healthy, and sex can have comparable benefits to spending time on the treadmill (and it’s much more enjoyable!).

So, enjoy the upcoming Fall and Winter seasons. The cooler weather is a perfect time to snuggle close to someone, and help boost each other’s immune systems!

10/9/2017 7:00:00 AM
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Comments
Happiness is all i see now, i never thought that one day i will live on earth cured of this virus. i have been suffering of this deadly virus "HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS" since 7 years ago. I have spent a lot of money on drugs and going from one hospital to another, from churches to churches, hospitals has been my everyday residence, constant checks up have been my hobby not until one day, i decided to share my situation to a very close friend of mine and she was very upset with me for not telling her ever since that she knows of one doctor called Dr Orjiin who helps people in curing their HERPES. quickly i contacted his email: orjiinremedyhome@gmail.com been giving to me by Carolyn, just to give him a test i spoke to him, he asked me to do some certain things which i did, he told me that he was going to send a herbal cure for me, which he did and thereafter i received it and after using the herbal cure within a weeks and two days i was totally cured, i had to go back to the same hospital that has never helped me and behold i was confirmed negative by my doctor, so today i am here to spread the good-news of my life on how Dr Orjiin saved me from the nightmare and outbreaks of HERPES. You can contact him via email: orjiinremedyhome@gmail.com if you are still in my past situation...I bet you, you're going to be happy and feel alive again just as i am right now.
Posted by Carolyn Debie
Good luck on that....
Don't even know what it is anymore.
Ha1 ha!.. Sex. I have a dream..Ha! ha!.
Posted by Bozo.
Sure, it feels great. I sleep like a baby afterwards. In the morning I can hardly get out of bed because my back is all screwed up.
Posted by Brett
What is sex? It's been so long...pass the vitamins C, D, zinc and some CBD oil. No dairy, thank you. Blessings to all of you who have partners who appreciate you.
Posted by Ray

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