For most people cuddling is a part of sexual activity but it doesn’t have to be.
You can cuddle your pets, family and loved ones. Cuddling has several health benefits which is why you should try it out more often.
See what cuddling does for you;
1. Reduces Stress And Anxiety
Dopamine and serotonin are important if you want to feel less stressed and anxious. Physical touch gotten from rubbing, stroking and touching releases Happy hormones that makes you less anxious and stressed.
2. Create Intimacy Between Lovers
Couples who cuddle after and before sexual intercourse are more likely to feel loved and connected to their spouse than those who don’t.
3. Reduces Pain
Whether physical or emotional pain, cuddle will help to relieve your pain because it releases Oxytocin which is called “Happy hormone”. A loving touch can go a long way to help a friend in distress.
4. Lowers Blood Pressure
Holding hands, cuddling and long hugs lowers Blood Pressure. Being close to whoever that you are cuddling will make you slow down your heart rate to match their breathing.
There’s just something about physical touch, if you Know you have high blood pressure or are susceptible to having high blood pressure, hug and cuddle as often as you want.
5. Deepens Relationship
Cuddling creates a stronger bond between you and your partner, you feel as if you’re falling inlove with them again. No wonder Oxytocin is called the cuddle hormone.