12 reasons why you should kiss someone everyday
One study showed that men who received a passionate kiss before they left for work earned more money.
From reducing your cholestoral to offering a good dose of dopamine, puckering up adds value to your health in various ways.
1. Kissing will help you reduce cholesterol
It won't make you skip gym time but making out relieves stress and releases epinephrine into your blood which makes it pump faster resulting in a reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol that causes strokes. Also, a good and thorough kiss will burn 6-8 calories.
2. It allows you to share hormones
Trying to get babies? It all starts with a kiss. According to health specialist Dr. Merola, "Mucous membranes inside the mouth are permeable to hormones such as testosterone. Through open-mouth kissing, men introduced testosterone into a woman's mouth,' which 'is absorbed through the mucous membranes… and increases arousal and the likelihood that she will engage in reproductive behavior."
3. And speaking of hormones...
Just like sex and food (Though these two rank top of the list) smooching helps you brain release a concoction of chemicals like serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin that make you feel happy. According to Msn, Oxytocin is the hormone of love, and the better the oxytocin levels, the more capacity for love. Their report showed that people who cannot commit in a love relationship are low in oxytocin.
4. Kissing reduces your blood pressure
Kissing helps to dilate your blood vessels, which may help lower your blood pressure.
5. It is also a great pain killer
The dilation of blood vessels also helps to relieve headaches and menstrual cramps.
6. It will also keep your dentist
Kissing enhances saliva production which helps in washing away germs on your teeth that could lead to cavities.
Disclaimer: The same cavity forming bacteria can also be transferred through mouth to mouth if that person has poor oral habits.
7. Kissing boosts self-esteem
Don't leave your house without a kiss from your partner. One study showed that a kiss makes people happier, boosts self-esteem and, ultimately, more productive at work. It also found that men who received a passionate kiss before they left for work earned more money.
8. It tones your facial muscles
No need to contour your face with layers of makeup. Just a pucker up, a vigorous kiss will help you shape up your neck and jawline by working out a number of facial muscles.
9. As well as it can help you play Cupid
Ever heard someone say they can't date a bad kisser? Well, kissing is a powerful measure of one's initial attraction to another. It is so powerful that a majority of people questioned stated that a first kiss could be a deal breaker. Women especially have been known to put more eminence to kissing by using it as a means of initiating, maintaining, and monitoring the current status of their relationship with a long-term partner.
10. It will also make your bond stronger
Lips are densely packed with Sensory neurons that are stimulated by the touch of another's lips. According to Dr. Mercola, kissing enhances relationship satisfaction and improves
11. Kissing may even boost your immune system.
kissing has been shown to boost your immune system and reduce allergic responses in people with skin or nasal allergies.
JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!
Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or: