HEALTH BENEFITS OF KISSING
What is Kissing?
A kiss can define as the affectionate act of touching or pressing one’s lips against another party. Kissing differ extensively based on context and culture thus a kiss is express in the emotional state of love, romance, peace, agreement, respect, greetings among many others. Kissing is a healthy act.
KISSING HELPS BOOST YOUR HAPPY HORMONES
During kissing, the brain releases hormones known as dopamine hormones also known as the feel-good or happy hormones.
These hormones make an individual happy and we release them when an individual experiences something pleasurable. The hormones contain chemicals that include Oxytocin, Dopamine, and Serotonin, which can make you feel euphoric and encourage feelings of affection and bonding.
It also lowers your cortisol (stress hormone) levels.
What is Oxytocin?
Oxytocin is a chemical linked to pair bonding. The rush of oxytocin released when you kiss causes feelings of affection and attachment.
Kissing your partner can improve relationship satisfaction and may be especially important in long-term relationships.
KISSING HELPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SELF ESTEEM
From the point mentioned above, we know that during kissing the brain releases some hormones and these hormones make an individual feel good. And in boosting your happy hormones, kissing can reduce your cortisol levels which can enhance your feelings of self-worth.
According to researchers, participants who were unhappy with their physical appearance had higher cortisol levels. Although more research is in need, experiencing a temporary drop in cortisol each time you kiss isn’t a bad way to pass the time.
KISSING HELPS REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY
Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from terrible circumstances. We kiss at the state of happiness or when the state of mind of the person is stable so stress doesn’t have a place when kissing is taking place.
Kissing lowers cortisol levels and stress. Kissing and other affectionate communication, like hugging and saying “I love you,” affects the physiological processes related to stress management.
During kissing Oxytocin release helps decrease anxiety and increases relaxation and wellness.
KISSING HELPS THE BLOOD VESSELS TO EXPAND
The expansion of the blood vessels during kissing is very good because it helps to reduce blood pressure.
Kissing increases your heart rate in a way that expands your blood vessels and when this happens, your blood flow increases and causes an immediate decrease in your blood pressure. So this means that kissing is good for the heart, literally and metaphorically.
KISSING HELP RELIEVE CRAMPS
Ladies think boys only use kissing to seduce them during lovemaking to get them aroused but kissing goes a long way in helping ladies even more than boys because during kissing, there is an expansion of the blood vessels as stated above and this allows an easy flow of blood helping to reduce period cramps.
I think kissing should be the first aid for ladies during their period cramps.
KISSING HELP DEAL WITH HEADACHES
We mostly experience a headache when there is no proper or adequate blood flow in our bodies.
People who have problems with their blood circulation mostly battle with a headache. The expansion of blood vessels which help lower blood pressure can also help relieve headaches. Kissing may also help you prevent headaches by lowering stress, which is a known headache trigger.
YOU CAN BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM BY KISSING
Many people will be in a dilemma about how kissing can improve or boost the immune system of a person but this is it. During kissing both partners swap spit exposing them to new germs that strengthen their immune system.
KISSING HELP PREVENT CAVITIES
During kissing there is an increase in saliva production in the mouth since the saliva glands are being stimulated and the saliva lubricates your mouth which fuels swallowing and helps prevent food particles from clasping to your teeth which can help prevent tooth decay cavities.
IT HELP TO BOOST YOUR SEXUAL DRIVE
Almost all romantic kissing with a partner leads to sexual arousal. During kissing, there is a sex hormone in the saliva that plays the role in sexual arousal. These hormones are what we call testosterone.
Most ladies of late battle with being sexually aroused by their partners before making love and it makes them feel pains during and after making love and this goes a long way to break some relationships or marriages.
Kissing for long and more passionately helps you to release more testosterone to boost your sexual drive before making love.
IT HELP TIGHTEN AND TONE YOUR FACIAL MUSCLES
They involve about 2 to 34 facial muscles during kissing, So when you kiss often it helps to tighten the facial muscles or keep them firm which helps increase collagen production which contributes to firmer, younger-looking skin.
KISSING HELPS BURN CALORIES
Using facial muscles also burns calories. You can burn anywhere from 2 to 26 calories per minute depending on how passionately you kiss. Kissing, regardless of whom you’re kissing, can have a positive impact on your emotional and physical wellbeing.
Kissing is very good since it makes both parties feel good and happy which serves as a health benefit for them, so kiss and kiss often. It’s good for you, and don’t forget to practice good oral hygiene for a new partner, kiss-worthy mouth. Kissing also helps keep the body healthy.
Article by: Kwame Rent