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Benefits of Cuddling: Ease Stress

Ease Stress When you cuddle with someone you care about, your body releases a hormone called oxytocin; that calms you and makes you more likely to deal better with stress. For example, you might laugh, distract yourself, or try to solve a problem. It also can lower your blood pressure and lower levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol, which also can help.   May Help Your Heart It’s good for… Read More »Benefits of Cuddling: Ease Stress