Middle aged men can have sex as many times as they like without increasing their risk of having a stroke, according to research. Scientists also discovered that frequent sexual intercourse can actually reduce the risk of suffering a fatal heart attack.
Professor Shah Ebrahim, who led the University of Bristol team, said men should be heartened by the research, which dispels fears that there is a link between sex and strokes.
Welcoming the findings Dr Ian Banks, president of the Men's Health Forum, told BBC News Online: "I think the news for everyone is that sex is an important part of our normal human existence and we should encourage people not to be ashamed of having sex."
Something we always knew of course. Frequent sex is good for you. Do you think we could get frequent sex through the NHS as part of some Health Intervention Scheme?
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