Sometimes its not just only food that will benefit your health. physical contact such as cuddling aside making you feel better also comes with its own health benefit.
Yes! you may be wondering how cuddling will be beneficial to your health. Well check out some of five health benefits below.
Cuddling can boost your immune system: The oxytocin released when you hug that someone you love makes you feel strong. It also increases your hormones that fight infections. So, basically, you’re boosting your immune system because you’re feeling too good and healthy to get sick.
Cuddling reduces pain: When you cuddle it releases oxytocin which will decrease the amount of pain you are feeling thus making you feel better. Oxytocin is a hormone that does everything from making you feel good to helping you feel connected to others.
Cuddling reduces stress: Yes! It takes your mind off the everyday stress, also it draws you closer, improves your relationship and connection which in turn, makes you feel confidant and think positively.
Cuddling reduces social anxiety: Oxytocin released during cuddling inspires positive thinking which in turn makes you more optimistic about life. Feeling positive will help you feel more confident thus reducing social anxiety.
Cuddling lowers your risk of heart disease: It also has to do with the release of oxytocin, Basically when you are happy and healthy, keeping yourselfin check coupled with all the benefits mentioned above, the less you chances of heart disease.