Is Sex the Best Anti-Aging Medicine?
Sex is fun, sex is gratifying, sex brings you closer to your partner, but did you know a good sex life may actually help you live longer?
Sex And Anti Aging
According to a recent Dutch survey, the search for the Fountain of Youth may lead right to the bedroom!
The study, conducted by the Altrecht Mental Health Center, was inspired by the recent United Kingdom sex survey which revealed seniors were having and enjoying sex in surprising numbers. The survey found that over 50% of men, and 30% of women over the age of 70 were still participating in a satisfying sex life, and 1/3 of the group overall reporting they were engaging in frequent sex, even among participants in their 80s!
The Dutch researchers decided to see if there was any correlation among longevity, ageing well, and these seniors enjoying healthy sex lives.
The researchers looked at a group of men and women between 58 and 98 who reported having frequent sexual activity, and a satisfying sex life. They then tested those individuals with a series of tests for cognition and mental acuity. The men, and particularly the women, who reported a satisfying sex life, all scored higher on the tests, than those who had less frequent sex.
Other Benefits of Sexual Activity
One reason why sexual activity may improve cognition, is because sexual activity raises testosterone. Testosterone in both men and women has been linked to improved mental function. Besides improvement in cognition and memory, there are many other anti-aging benefits to a healthy and active sex life.
Sex has been shown to:
- Improve skin health
- Lower the risk of heart disease
- Lower the risk of certain cancers
- Help remove toxins from the body
- Boost your immune system
Improving Your Sexual Wellness
There is mounting evidence of the many physical and emotional benefits of a satisfying sex life. However, as we get older, the truth is, most men cannot perform as well as they used to, or would like to.
To a great extent, sexual function is determined by your hormones. As you grow older the levels of the key “sex hormones,” specifically, testosterone in men, decline. That loss of testosterone can lead to erectile dysfunction and decreased libido.
But the good news is, there is help available that can help you to enjoy a satisfying sex life for as long as you wish. I see men in their 40s, 50s, 60s, and older, who come to me with sexual wellness issues, and then come back after treatment weeks later telling me they are having the best sex of their lives!
Sexual wellness treatments can include diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes, along with therapies such as hormone replacement, the P-Shot, and our latest treatment for male enhancement, the GAINSWave ™.
The P-shot is a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment for ED. That means it uses your own blood to give you bigger, stronger and more sustainable erections. And, the growth factors and specialized healing proteins in the P-shot, not only improve your ability to get an erection, they can actually lengthen your penis!
More recently we introduced the GAINSwave™. Technology similar to the GAINSwave has been used successfully in Europe for decades. However it is very new to the U.S. In fact, we are the only ones in the Greater Savannah area currently offering this medically proven male enhancement treatment. Blood vessels in your penis break down over time. The GAINSWave™. uses high frequency acoustical waves to open up old blood vessels, and to stimulate the formation of new vessels. The resulting improved blood flow, helps any man, and not just those with ED, to obtain stronger and more sustainable erections.
These two procedures are also what we call “synergistic,” meaning that each one enhances the effect of the other. When we combine the two therapies together, we deliver a “one-two punch,” that results in a more powerful penis!
Contact our Savannah Age Management Medicine today to see if one of these remarkable treatments can give you the bedroom boost you have been looking for!