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Get Physical Today ^ | 7 February 2011 (from archives) | Gwen

Posted on 02/07/2012 7:31:00 PM PST by Vigilanteman

You can’t argue with the research…

  1. Researchers have long known that people who have frequent sex are generally healthier
  2. Most health benefits seem to be linked to penile-vaginal intercourse
  3. Frequent sex may also bring longer life, fewer coronary events, lower blood pressure

Researchers have long known that not only is sex fun (when done with the right person, of course), but that people who have frequent sex tend to live longer and have healthier hearts and lower rates of certain cancers. These studies also show that men with an active sex life have healthier sperm, and sexually active women have fewer menopause symptoms.

The possible health benefits of sex are spelled out in a soon-to-be-published article in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. The editor-in-chief of that journal, Dr. Irwin Goldstein, says that when you read about the physical benefits of sex, “you can’t help but say, ‘Holy God! Sexual activity is a very important thing to do. Human beings were really meant to do this.’ ” Goldstein is also the director of sexual medicine at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, California.

In the article, which reviews several decades’ worth of studies on sex and health, researcher Stuart Brody concludes that penile-vaginal intercourse — and not other types of sexual activity — confer the most health benefits. For example, five years ago, Brody, now a professor of psychology at the University of the West of Scotland, asked 46 people to give a stressful speech to a nasty audience. . . . . The same wasn’t true for people who’d participated in other forms of sexual activities. Brody says “evolution strongly rewards behaviors that increase the likelihood of successful gene propagation, and only one behavior — penile-vaginal intercourse — is potentially reproductive.”

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KEYWORDS: anotherstudy; culturewar; health; monogamy; napl; nature; relationships; sex; sodomyisunhealthy
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Good medical research backs this up. Normal monogamous sex is healthy. Thought we could all use something a little light hearted (and enjoyable) as Valentine's Day is one week from today.

More info at the source. (Warning: accompanying photos are racy, but not pornographic)

1 posted on 02/07/2012 7:31:08 PM PST by Vigilanteman
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To: Vigilanteman
So we don't have to go to the gym for an hour to work out anymore. Just have 30 seconds of sex and that's it?
2 posted on 02/07/2012 7:39:17 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Vigilanteman
So we don't have to go to the gym for an hour to work out anymore. Just have 30 seconds of sex and that's it?
3 posted on 02/07/2012 7:39:25 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Vigilanteman

Most emailed story of year so far, I’ll wager.


4 posted on 02/07/2012 7:40:56 PM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: Vigilanteman; Chode

“Most health benefits seem to be linked to penile-vaginal intercourse”

Sure to make some special interest groups very unhappy.


5 posted on 02/07/2012 7:42:16 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Vigilanteman; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

"I SAID MOVE!!!


6 posted on 02/07/2012 7:42:30 PM PST by a fool in paradise (If Obama brings troops home from Japan and Germany he can claim he won WWII finally as well as Iraq.)
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To: dragonblustar

30 minutes would be better.


7 posted on 02/07/2012 7:42:44 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: a fool in paradise

Okay FIP when they said “penile-vaginal intercourse” they meant in humans not wookies.


8 posted on 02/07/2012 7:44:19 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Vigilanteman; wagglebee
Most health benefits seem to be linked to penile-vaginal intercourse

Andrew Sullivan, Anderson Cooper, Barney Frank, et al are going to dispute the findings.

9 posted on 02/07/2012 7:44:37 PM PST by a fool in paradise (If Obama brings troops home from Japan and Germany he can claim he won WWII finally as well as Iraq.)
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To: dragonblustar

One advantage of having sex for 30 seconds is that you can probably do it8- 12 time what most people do. :)


10 posted on 02/07/2012 7:45:27 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Vigilanteman

actually, folks with hardening of the arteries (ASCVD/high cholesterol) high blood pressure and diabetes are more likely to be in poor health, more likely to be depressed, and more likely to have erectile dysfunction.

So it’s not more sex that leads to a longer life, it’s that if you are physically able to have sex, your heart and circulation is probably okay.


11 posted on 02/07/2012 7:54:21 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: Morgana
good
12 posted on 02/07/2012 7:55:37 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Vigilanteman

Don’t have to tell me Twice!


13 posted on 02/07/2012 7:56:24 PM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: Vigilanteman

When I lifted weights and read fitness magazines avidly, the recurring theme was, “Attack your mate, not your plate!”


14 posted on 02/07/2012 8:00:54 PM PST by Silentgypsy (If this creature is not stopped it could make its way to Novosibirsk!)
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To: Vigilanteman

bttt


15 posted on 02/07/2012 8:04:36 PM PST by deweyfrank
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To: Vigilanteman

I'll drink to that!

16 posted on 02/07/2012 8:18:51 PM PST by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Vigilanteman

This is why my parents are going to outlive me by 10 years...


17 posted on 02/07/2012 8:26:00 PM PST by madison10
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To: MarineBrat

“I’ll drink to that!”

Correction: “I’ll drink to those!” :)


18 posted on 02/07/2012 8:26:43 PM PST by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: Vigilanteman

I certainly agree, as long as I’m back home and asleep in my own bed by 10:00pm.


19 posted on 02/07/2012 8:27:12 PM PST by UncleSam (Why must someone else always make the final decisions?)
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To: dragonblustar

Perhaps the scientists started their study with that Marvin Gaye song?........


20 posted on 02/07/2012 8:27:55 PM PST by punditwannabe
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To: a fool in paradise

I was looking for pics...never mind.


21 posted on 02/07/2012 8:37:16 PM PST by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: a fool in paradise; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
NO HELEN THOMAS PIX!


22 posted on 02/07/2012 8:45:33 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Vigilanteman

I could show my wife this scientific study and she’d still laugh at me. Mean, mean cruel woman.


23 posted on 02/07/2012 8:45:56 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: Vigilanteman
30 minutes would be better.

Tell me about it.

24 posted on 02/07/2012 8:47:07 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: dragonblustar

24 posts and Laz hasn’t shown up yet.

I hope he’s not sick.


25 posted on 02/07/2012 8:49:28 PM PST by Ronin (VOTE NEWT! He's Not Romney!)
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL!

Look at Mooshell’s mouth! Now we know why Barry had Larry SinClare go down on him.


26 posted on 02/07/2012 8:49:50 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: MarineBrat

Great Ju....I mean MUGS!


27 posted on 02/07/2012 8:51:27 PM PST by Fledermaus (I can't fiddle so I'll just open a cold beer as I watch America burn.)
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To: MarineBrat

That girl has beautiful ...uh...teeth.


28 posted on 02/07/2012 8:54:19 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL! The first thing that came to mind was the old joke: “If I go to sleep before you are done, pull my nightgown down...”


29 posted on 02/07/2012 8:54:52 PM PST by redhead (We Will Not Comply!)
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To: Ronin; Lazmataz

I do believe sometimes it is a 2X4.


30 posted on 02/07/2012 8:57:07 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Ronin
24 posts and Laz hasn’t shown up yet.

I hope he’s not sick.

We'll have to keep our fingers and legs crossed and hope he's doing well.

31 posted on 02/07/2012 8:57:59 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Vigilanteman
Thanks all the same, but I'll remain single, celibate, and sane, and perhaps die young(ish). Too much drama in the male-female pair bonding that humans do. I've done my time. Now is time for me to reflect, pray, do penance, and point and laugh at young men, and foolish old men.

/johnny

32 posted on 02/07/2012 8:58:26 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: UncleSam

Tell your wife that it’s all part of your New Year’s resolution to get in better shape.


33 posted on 02/07/2012 9:00:37 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Vigilanteman
Hogwash! In the old days people were much more modest about sex and we built an entire nation because men were not using up most of their energies pleasuring themselves with women. It takes a lot of your manliness away if you have too much sex and also empowers the women to hate you! Because real love is having less sex until we eventually only have spiritual love left and warmth for our mate...no need to sex to feel good then! This is very bad propaganda that has been happening since the sexual revolution and look how badly we have devolved as a nation!
34 posted on 02/07/2012 9:01:04 PM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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Sexual activity is a very important thing to do. Human beings were really meant to do this.’

I have to wonder.......Nah, I better not!

35 posted on 02/07/2012 9:02:47 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
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You rang?

36 posted on 02/07/2012 9:05:44 PM PST by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Vigilanteman

Does frequent sex with oneself count?


37 posted on 02/07/2012 9:07:54 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Vigilanteman

A man went to the doc with his wife. He was in pretty bad health. After the doc was finished with the examination, he called the wife out to give her the news. “ if you feed him three good meals a day and have sex at least twice a day for many months, he will have a full recovery.”

The wife then goes back into the room where her husband was waiting. “well, what did the doc say?” the wife takes his hand in hers and says, “ you’re going to die.”


39 posted on 02/07/2012 9:08:53 PM PST by wyokostur
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To: Slings and Arrows

Oh now you’ve done it.


40 posted on 02/07/2012 9:08:53 PM PST by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Clay Moore

May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpits.


41 posted on 02/07/2012 9:11:18 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Hubby and I should live to be 200!!! Yeaaaa for us :-)


42 posted on 02/07/2012 9:12:55 PM PST by wyokostur
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To: Vigilanteman

“My wife only has sex with me for a purpose. Last night she used me to time an egg.”


44 posted on 02/07/2012 9:18:11 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Danae

I did, didn’t I?


45 posted on 02/07/2012 9:20:06 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Vigilanteman

One night a man and a woman are both at a bar knocking back a few beers. They start talking and come to realize that they’re both doctors. After about an hour, the man says to the woman, “Hey. How about if we sleep together tonight. No strings attached. It’ll just be one night of fun.” The woman doctor agrees to it.

So they go back to her place and he goes in the bedroom. She goes in the bathroom and starts scrubbing up like she’s about to go into the operating room. She scrubs for a good 10 minutes. Finally she goes in the bedroom and they have sex for an hour or so.

Afterwards, the man says to the woman, “You’re a surgeon, aren’t you?” “Yeah, how did you know?” The man says, “I could tell by the way you scrubbed up before we started.” “Oh, that makes sense”, says the woman. “ You’re an anesthesiologist aren’t you?” “Yeah”, says the man , a bit surprised. “How did you know?” The woman answers, “Because I didn’t feel a thing.”


46 posted on 02/07/2012 9:21:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: redhead

lol. The wife and I have used a similar line for almost 40 yrs. “Cover me up when you’re through.”


47 posted on 02/07/2012 10:01:33 PM PST by HeartlandOfAmerica (Geithner: Taxes on 'Small Business' Must Rise So Government Doesn't 'Shrink')
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To: a fool in paradise
Smile

I'll have salt with my fries... lots of salt...

48 posted on 02/07/2012 10:10:07 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: redhead

I’d marry you in a heartbeat if I wasn’t married already!


49 posted on 02/07/2012 10:11:41 PM PST by ebshumidors ( Marksmanship and YOUR heritage http://www.appleseedinfo.org)
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To: 70times7

Yikes!


50 posted on 02/07/2012 10:16:37 PM PST by MCH
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