Frequent Sex Helps Men Live Longer ...
... As long as they're not cheating on their partners, study finds
By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 9, 2010 4:07 PM CST
A healthy sex life -- in the context of a faithful relationship -- helps men to live longer and avoid cardiovascular disease, a new study found.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A healthy and faithful sex life may help men live longer. Italian researchers surveyed 4,000 men and found that those who had an active sex life with a steady partner had fewer heart problems, less depression, increased levels of testosterone, and better metabolism. But be warned: Cheaters negated the benefits because of the need to deal "with the increased stress of their infidelity," say researchers. More at the Telegraph.

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doxa
Nov 9, 2010 8:51 PM CST
Now you kn ow why we have more widows than widowers..lack of seex..and I don't think you can use the phrase heaqlthy sex lifee and marriage in the same sentence
finkster
Nov 9, 2010 4:17 PM CST
Now guys when she says "I have a headache" you can respond by saying "But my life depends on it!!!"