Is kissing good for you? Know 7 amazing health benefits of it


Kissing

    Kissing someone with your lips is more than just a fun way of showing affection. Kissing can relieve stress and anxiety, ecouraging emotional bonding, lower blood pressure, and increase sex drive.

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Stress relief

    Kissing releases chemicals in your brain such as serotonin and dopamine, which are known to reduce stress levels and make you feel good.

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Improved self-esteem

    In addition to making you feel happier, kissing can reduce cortisol levels in your brain, which may help you feel better about yourself.

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Emotional bonding

    Lip kissing induces the release of the hormone oxytocin, which has been linked to causing feelings of affection and attachment with other people. It can help nurture healthy long-term relationships.

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Relief from cramps

    Increased blood flow and lowered stress may offer relief from period cramps and other menstrual cycle symptoms.

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Increased immunity

    The exchange of saliva with your partner exposes you to new germs that could help strengthen your immune system.

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Calorie burn

    Depending on how ardently you kiss, lip kissing may even burn calories.

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Glowing skin

    Lip kissing improves blood flow to your skin. Increased blood flow not only makes you blush but also can stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, which are skin-nourishing proteins.

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