Hey lovebirds, wish you all a very Happy Hug Day. People all over the world are celebrating this special day of Valentine’s Week with full-fledged planning. You can see the lovers are either giving gifts to each other or spending date night together. As the day signifies hugging each other, do not just do it to make your partner happy. Do it to increase the wellbeing of your lifestyle. Yes! Hugging has plenty of health benefits and this day is all about staying healthy in love.
So, take a look at the health benefits of hugging and make the best of the sixth day of Valentine’s week.
Health Benefits Of Hugging:
1. Hug improves sleep cycle
Troubling having enough sleep? This Hug Day make sure you give enough true hugs to your partner and increase your sleep. A study by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has told that some cuddles and hugs help improving mental satisfaction and promote sleep.
2. Controls Blood Pressure
A study done by University of North Carolina suggested people who got hugs more than usual are blessed with a higher level of higher levels of oxytocin hormone which controls high blood pressure.
3. Better immune system
Yes, hugs improve immunity too. A study in the Psychological Science says that hugs can lower the level of the stress hormone cortisol in our body. Hence, it increases the good cells to keep the bacteria and viruses away.
4. Makes you happier
Oxytocin hormone is a happy chemical which gets promoted white hugging and cuddling. Automatically it lowers the stress level and makes you a happy +person. It shows pretty strong in women who are in better relationships in general.
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