9 Health Benefits You Get From Sex

It’s more than just enjoyable — having sex can be good for your health!

9 Health Benefits You Get From Sex

File this under amazing news: It turns out that sex has positive benefits beyond just feeling amazing. Having sex feels good and it can be good for your health! Studies reveal that it may help lower your stress, reduce your risk of heart disease, and even potentially extend your lifespan. Find out the 9 biggest health benefits of sex.


Lower Stress

Lower Stress

Could having sex tonight decrease your stress and anxiety at tomorrow’s long commute? A study of nearly 50 people — men and women — found that having heterosexual intercourse lowered their stress when they were asked to perform traditionally stressful activities such as public speaking or on-the-spot mental arithmetic.

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3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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