Bottom line: sex has great health benefits

People who have sex simply feel healthier.

That’s the community service message from an Australian Government website that lists the benefits of an active sex life.

Health Direct dedicates an entire page to the joys of sex, including advice on how much to have if your heart is a bit dodgy.

Reassuringly, it says that “having heart disease doesn't have to hold you back in the bedroom”.

“Experts advise that you can usually have sex as long as you can do the everyday activities that have the same impact on your heart without causing chest pain, such as walking up two