Wonderful benefits of hugging.
A hug is not only a great way to bond with another, it surprisely has several other physical HEALTH benefits as well.
When we hug a loved one, the hormone oxytocin releases into the blood stream. This hormone lowers blood pressure, reduces stress and anxiety and also has been found to improve your memory. Here are reasons why we should hug our loved ones more often…
1) HUGS COMBAT THE COMMON COLD AND FLU:-
A hug a day can keep stress-related infections and the common cold at bay. It’s effective in protecting people from stress-induced vulunerability to infection ,such as a viral infection.
2) HUGGING BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM:-
Aside from uplifting your spirits and making you feel good, the oxytocin hormone released while hugging also increase the presence of other hormones that fight infection.The combined effect of feeling good and healthy in turn, helps boost your immune system.