Can lots of sex improve your health?

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Having plenty of sex is not only a good mood booster, it can prevent cancer, stop you getting colds and can even stop wrinkles.

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There are plenty of scientific studies that prove that a safe sexual relationship can be beneficial to your health.

Recent research has discovered that people who have sex once or twice a week have higher levels of immunoglobulin A or IgA in their blood stream.

This antibody courses through your body protecting you from respiratory diseases like the cold and flu and lessening your chances of picking up infections.

Amazingly, British Neuropsychologist David Weeks of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital believes that regular sex can also stave off wrinkles.

In a 10-year-long study, he interviewed 3,500 adults in England and the United States and found that people who reported having sex four times a week looked about 10 years younger than they actually were.

He put this down to good genes and the crucial role pleasure plays in releasing human growth hormone, which is responsible for repairing cells.

Scientists have also found that men in their 20s who had five or more ejaculations per week were a third less likely to develop prostate cancer in later life.

If that's not a reason to head to the bedroom, we don't know what is...

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