Of all the ways to stay healthy, having sex is undoubtedly the most entertaining option. But did you know that – to reference Marvin Gaye – that sex is also healing? It seems that “doing the deed” is a free and fun way to stay fit and boost both your mental and physical wellbeing. Keep reading to discover 7 awesome health benefits of sex. 
1. Natural Painkiller
Research published in the Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine shows that orgasms cut the body’s sensitivity to pain in half, thanks to the creation of endorphins. And those endorphins kick in within minutes. So, no more of that “Not tonight, honey, I have a headache” excuse.