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Can Good Sex Keep You Young?.

Does frequent sex contribute to good health?

Use It or Lose It continued...

 

And one of Roizen's enthusiastic correspondents, 87-year-old Joe, who had sex regularly until his wife died at age 83, gives his sexual recipe. "This year I met a 56-year-old lady full of energy who had never married," he says. "Since I lost my erection in my 70s, I am able to excite her with my hand and by oral sex." Joe adds that until her relationship with him, she had been in a physical "cocoon," due to lack of sex. But after two months, "She came out of the cocoon ... and her juices started flowing."

 

Jeffrey Blum, PhD, is a psychotherapist in private practice in New Canaan, Conn., who treats individuals, couples, and families. He is the author of Nothing Left to Lose: Studies of Street People and Living with Spirit in a Material World as well as numerous magazine articles.

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