According to 2016 research, millennials are having less sex than any generation since the 1920s. This is a bad thing for a few reasons: 1) sex is fun, and you should be having as much of it as you can, and 2) they’re all missing out on the many well-documented health benefits of having sex regularly.
Of course, that’s not always possible for various reasons — maybe your partner is out of town, or you’re just in between relationships. But what actually happens to your body when you don’t have sex for a long time? Here are 6 of the most surprising side effects.