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There’s some truth to “Sexual Healing” beyond a catchy tune, according to Michael Castleman. He gives us a pretty compelling argument as to how sex can benefit our whole body health.

Castleman goes over the more obvious benefits, like how it burns calories and helps you relax. But did you know sex can decrease your blood pressure? That’s right, a study in Europe showed that according to their findings, the higher the sexual frequency, the lower the blood pressure. Also, more orgasms can potentially lower your chances of prostate cancer, lessen the risk of heart attack, and prolongs your life.

Check out the goods here and get some health benefits tonight. Doctor’s orders!

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