Essay on The Importance of Sex in a Relationship

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The Importance of Sex in a Relationship “A good sexual relationship is essential to good health,” says Dr. Barbara Bartlick, psychiatry professor who founded the Human Sexuality Program at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York(“Experts: Sex is good for you”, section 2, paragraph 1). Despite what many people say, there are potential health benefits from sex that could, “relieve anxiety, mask pain, aid sleep, reduce stress, foster fitness, boost immune systems, stave off heart attacks and maybe even promote longevity” and the more …show more content…
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, showed that when a female patients was injected with oxytocin, she bonded quickly with a single partner. When it was not available the couple did not show as much affection toward one another(“Experts: Sex is good for you” Section 2 paragraph 5). This shows how important sex is to a relationship and to life. To make marriages work, couples have to have sex. Humans need it to lead healthy and strong lives. Two other hormones that are released during intercourse are Serotonin and Endorphin. Serotonin released into the brain causes the feeling of happiness and with this, Serotonin “kick starts” a sense of relaxation. (“Experts: Sex is good for you”, section 2, paragraph 4) In all, sex can be used as a stress reducer. According to many health studies, sex can also be a pain reliever. An ample amount of Endorphin is released into the brain during sex; it provides natural relief from the pain of

arthritis, injury and even migraines (“Health Benefits Of Sex”, Sections 5&6). Also, according to a professor of sex education at Rutgers University, endorphins stimulate the woman’s center of sexual pleasure and elevate her pain threshold by 40 percent. It may be up to 100 percent if she has an orgasm. Endorphins are also known to fight disease because it boosts the immune system.

This is concrete evidence that sex

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