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When in love, the production of oxytocin helps increase our pain tolerance, both physical and emotional.

Cuddling with loved ones releases oxytocin, a hormone which reduces stress and prevents nausea and headaches.

Today is #LoveYourPetDay ! 🐶🐈 Research has shown that there's a whole host of benefits pet owners get from their companions - dog owners experience a huge 300% increase in oxytocin levels after spending 30 minutes with their dogs, according to one study

Loving someone and being loved in return makes wounds heal faster, due to the release of oxytocin in the blood.

When two people embrace or cuddle, their brains release oxytocin, making them feel happy and more connected.

BRAIN TIP! Research suggests the act of hugging is linked to less of a ‘fight-or-flight’ response to stressful situations. Theorists believe interpersonal touch can help regulate oxytocin (a feel-good hormone also…

'Love hormone' oxytocin improves attachment issues in people with autism Male patients on the autism spectrum who were given oxytocin for four weeks experienced improvements in social attachment behaviors for up to 12 months.

When two people embrace or cuddle, their brains release oxytocin, making them feel happy and more connected.

Loving someone and being loved in return makes wounds heal faster, due to the release of oxytocin in the blood.

10 amazing facts about oxytocin (aka the pregnancy love hormone)

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Loving someone and being loved in return makes wounds heal faster, due to the release of oxytocin in the blood.

When we stroke them, cats receive a boost of oxytocin - the ‘love hormone’ - but it’s only a fifth of the amount that dogs receive.

Oxytocin is known as the "cuddling hormone" so cuddling before sleep helps the brain to relax and making it easier to fall asleep.

The act of cuddling releases a hormone called oxytocin which reduces stress, prevents nausea and headaches.

Cuddling releases oxytocin, known as the "feel good" hormone. It increases happiness levels and relieves stress.

A hug that lasts for 20 seconds releases oxytocin, which can strengthen trust between two people.

Hugging for 20 seconds releases oxytocin, which can cause you to trust someone more.

Hugging for 20 seconds releases oxytocin, which can cause you to trust someone more.

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