Can sex help you lose weight?

September 9, 2009 02:47 by Angela

When in a committed and monogamous relationship with a partner, can sex help you lose weight and reduce the cravings for food and burn calories?

Many people eat for emotional reasons especially when there is a need for some thing that lacks in their life.  Eating healthy, exercising and losing weight increases your sex drive. When problems occur in relationships and intimacy in the bedroom is used as a pawn that abruptly stops, it may cause you to substitute food for the satisfaction that one was getting from  sex.  In an article by Tracey Rose regarding sex and weight loss, she states that It is the satisfaction you get from the intimacy and the feel-good chemicals you receive in the brain from having sex that count. When your brain feels this satisfaction it stops sending you signals to eat.

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