5 Ways Kissing Gives You A Health Boost

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5. Kissing And Cuddling Can Ease Aches And Pains


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A little PDA might speed up recovery time for that backache. Research published in 2015 in Current Pharmaceutical Design shows that oxytocin (the cuddle hormone), which is released when you kiss and hug your partner, can ease chronic pain. Researchers note that oxytocin has analgesic (painkilling) properties, as well as the ability to decrease anxiety and depression, which is often experienced by chronic pain sufferers.

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