Benefits of kissing — not just an art but also good health
The art of kissing—when two souls express an undying love for each other, from gentle to wild to passionate—a kiss can ignite a zillion elements in a human body. A kiss holds a thousand meanings, not just related to feelings, but also when it comes to health.
No, we are not just talking about sex and romance, but also other health benefits.
Yes, kissing can provide you with a lot of health benefits. So it won’t be wrong to say that its so much more than just two passionate lovers making out, right?
Here are 10 health benefits that you can enjoy just as you enjoy kissing (pun unintended)
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Benefits of kissing
Be it a mother kissing her baby or two lovers making out smooching each other, kissing enhances your bonding and levels up your intimacy. When two individuals—male and female kiss, their body produces the oxytocin hormone—popularly referred to as the “love hormone” which actually does the job of making you feel the desire of being intimate with one another.
2. Helps fight illness
It may come as a surprise but kissing that involves exchange of saliva actually helps build up body’s immunity to fight against various illnesses.
A study has confirmed that people who kiss often and have sex around twice a week have more levels of Immunoglobulin—an antibody responsible for fighting infections, than people who don’t kiss often or have sex.
So if you want to get rid of that bad cold, maybe it’s time to get some French kissing action on.
3. Boosts sexual desires
Frequent kissing between partners can enhance your sexual drives and lead you to have sexual intercourses which in itself is a solution to a lot of issues like heart problems, lower self esteem and unstable mind. Kissing and sex lead you to have confidence about yourself, boost your self esteem and also make you feel happy inside out.
4. Happiness booster
Nothing can be more right when you are at a happy place mentally as well as physically, with your partner. Kissing leads to the release of endorphins—which is responsible for triggering happy moods in a person. So, time to get on some puckering and make yourself as well as your partner happy.
5. Helps your marriage
Marriage is a bond that is a roller coaster ride. Sometimes, it isn’t too easy on partners to work things out, given the intricacies of real life situations. Kissing helps you build trust and also dependability between each other that can make your marital life a satiating and remarkable journey.
6. Helps fight pain
Wild, passionate kisses are one heck of an adventure! Something that you can’t resist and something that completely takes over your body. A heated kiss makes a lot of adrenaline secretion in your body, and adrenaline rushes actually help you fight pain to a great extent.
7. Stress reduction
A busy schedule is a part of everybody’s life now, just like the amount of stress that comes from it and other things. Thankfully, kissing your partner after that long tiring day can lower the levels of cortisol, also known as the stress hormone, and make you breathe free.
So technically, a breathless activity can actually lead you to breathe free. Get the irony?
8. Helps burn calories
Ah! We love this one, don’t we? Studies suggest that kissing can burn up to 3 calories per minute! So we suggest you drop the aerobics session for some time and invest that time enjoying some make out sessions with your loved one and also shedding some pounds at the same time.
9. Facial exercise
Many reports have suggested that chewing gum is a great exercise for your facial muscles and your jaw lines. Well, kissing fits just the same tag! You express your profound love for your partner or spouse, and at the same time let your face have the required exercise to keep it youthful, appealing and right.
10. It’s just great fun!
Variety is the spice of life, and with kissing, there’s just so much to explore. One can never get bored as there is always something new to try. With more than 30 kinds of kissing as per the book of Kamasutra, you not only get to explore your own body but also enjoy the fun and satisfaction of having intimate moments with the love of your life.