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Having sex more often will increase your earning opportunities

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Anglia Ruskin University is behind the randy research, which looks at the link between sexual activity, health and earnings.

The educational institution’s report was lead by Dr Nick Drydakis and revealed that people who have sex two or three times are week earn 4.5 per cent more than people who have sex less often.

As a result, you probably shouldn’t be too surprised if a colleague offers to help you through a dry spell.

Elsewhere, the study revealed that disabled employees are 13 per cent less sexually active than those without. By comparison, people with hear problems including coronary heart disease and angina are 11.4 per cent less active.

Despite this, the report made it apparent that sex is the solution to salaries soaring.

Indeed, 1.5 per cent of sexually active employees with health problems earn 1.5 per cent more money than individuals with similar symptoms who are inactive between the sheets.

Drydakis, reader in economics at Anglia Ruskin University, said: “It is important to gain knowledge of the factors that can positively or negatively affect your sexual activity, and health is one of the biggest factors of all.

“Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory claims that the happier and more fulfilled individuals are in their lives, the more productive and successful they will be in their work, translating to higher wages.

“The theory concludes that people need to love and be loved, sexually and non-sexually, by others.  In the absence of these elements, people may become susceptible to loneliness, social anxiety and depression – all factors that can affect their working life.

“Few studies have been conducted on the association between health status and sexual activity using thousands of observations from random samples.  Even fewer studies have been published on the association between specific health impairments and sexuality.” 

Other findings revealed employees taking medication on a daily basis are 5.4 per cent less sexually active, falling slightly to 2.4 per cent less for those with diabetes.

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