Healthy sex life 'can make people look younger'

An anti-ageing expert has claimed a healthy sex life can help people to look and feel younger, news which may be of interest to those buying condoms online.

Dr Eric Braverman states the idea in his new book Younger (Sexier) You, the Daily Mail reports.

The assistant professor of integrative medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College suggested that sex can help to raise hormone levels and immunity.

He also explained that it can reduce the chances of heart attacks and strokes along with boosting metabolism and brain function.

Other benefits listed by Dr Braverman include stronger bones and muscles and an increase in the hormone oxytocin, which helps with memory.

The medical professional detailed a list of foods that can help to increase libido such as avocadoes, peanuts, brown rice and coffee.

Before learning about the health benefits of sex, individuals are invited to undertake a brain quiz to discover their quotient in the self-help book.