For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn’t a happy sound. So why not turn that rude awakening into an er*tic opportunity with a roll in the 400-thread-count hay? After all, scientists say that people who start their days by having s*x are all-around healthier and happier than those who don’t.
“Having s*x in the morning releases the feel-good chemical oxytocin, which makes couples feel loving and bonded all day long,” says Debby Herbenick, Ph.D., author of Because It Feels Good. It makes you stronger and more beautiful too: Morning s*x can strengthen your immune system for the day by enhancing your levels of IgA, an antibody that protects against infection. And climaxing releases chemicals that boost levels of estrogen, which improves the tone and texture of your skin and hair