Thanks for the mam­mories!

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ROMP­ING could be the key to a good mem­ory in later life, ex­perts claim.

Ac­cord­ing to a study by Coven­try Univer­sity, steamy sex ses­sions can have a pos­i­tive ef­fect on brain health.

The ben­e­fits were high among older men – with a study group able to re­call lists and recog­nise pat­terns par­tic­u­larly well.

Re­searchers asked 6,800 peo­ple, aged 50-89, about their sex lives and then gave them a num­ber of men­tal tests.

The group were played a list of 10 words and asked to re­peat them af­ter five min­utes.

They were also given a se­quence of num­bers, with one out of place, and then asked to cor­rect the pat­tern.

And the sex­u­ally ac­tive men scored 23 per­cent higher on the word tests and three per cent higher on the num­ber quizzes.

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