When you are attached to the opposite sex you release the hormone dopamine just by catching site of him/her or by thinking about. Do you know that lips to lips kissing is not just about showing affection only? It has a range of health benefits that hardly anyone is aware about.
There are certain people who believe that smooching burns calories but studies have shown that it has multiple benefits that you are not aware about. Here we go…
Why Do You Tend To Shut Your Eyes During Kissing?
There are 2-3 reasons behind why people generally shut their eyes while kissing. The most important one is the fact that they are unable to cope with the extreme tactile sensation of kissing and the visual data at the same time. The partners shut their eyes so that they get that an immense pleasure and do not have to focus on anything else during the act. Also, human brain cannot make the tongue swirl around whilst the eyes are moving simultaneously.
Apart from giving you a pleasurable experience, lips to lips kissing is known to be a pain reliever, it gives you feeling of a well being and boosts your immunity. So, kissing is not only about a feel good factor. It is actually good for you!
It Reduces Your Blood Pressure and Keeps Your Heart Healthy:
During kissing a neurotransmitter called epinephrine is released into your blood which makes your heart pump faster and your LDL cholesterol level comes down. Kissing dilates the blood vessels of our heart and reduces the blood pressure by bringing down the cholesterol levels. Also, heart begins to pump at a faster rate leading to more blood circulation all over the body and stabilized cardiovascular activity.
Relieve Cramps and Prevent Teeth:
During kissing blood vessels get dilated due to the release of adrenaline to blood and hence menstrual cramps, headaches and even back aches get relieved. During kissing the production of saliva increases and hence plaque gets washed away making your teeth free from cavities.
Helps You Lose Weight:
It is proven that kissing burns 2-3 calories in a minute and speeds up your metabolism. Research says that 3 passionate kisses lasting for 20 seconds daily will make you lose an entire pound. So, it is an easy way to lose weight. Besides this, when you kiss your heart begins to beat at a faster rate which results in the release of epinephrine or adrenaline that raises up the body metabolism and you burn calories at a faster rate. Make your kiss last for 20 seconds or slightly more.
Prevent Baggy Cheeks And Make You Glow:
Just come to think of this! When you kiss you make as many as 30 of your facial muscles work. So, if you kiss more often or daily you are indulging in facial exercises that would make your face tight prevent the baggy cheeks and improves the blood circulation to the face also making you look young and glowing.
Improve Your Immunity:
During lips to lips kissing natural antibiotics get secreted in the saliva. It is shown that the people who indulge in the sex frequently have immensely high level of immunoglobulin OGA. IgA is the first line of defense which stops the invading organisms at the entry points and hence the body immune system gets elevated. Kissing is a prelude to sex.
Reduces Stress And Make You Feel Good:
Stress is triggers by a hormone known as cortisol. Indulging in passionate kissing for 20 seconds or more secrets a brain chemical that acts as tranquilizer and reduces the stress level. Not only this, it makes you feel good. It boosts your self-esteem and keeps your mind in peace. During the activity a calming hormone called Oxytocin and hence it is sensual meditation of sorts. It stops the buzz going in your mind and helps you fight anxiety.
Tone Your Face Making It Firm:
Do not think that kissing tones up the muscles of your face only. Yes, it does but along with that, a passionate kiss tones up about 112 postural muscles of your body also. So, kissing daily can give you a cellulite free body and face that looks firm and young.
Increase Your Longevity:
It is shown by the studies that this is one of the biological benefits of kissing. If you kiss your partner daily it would help him/her lead a healthier, happier and disease free life which in turn increases the longevity of life.
Lips to Lips kissing is not just about an emotional bond, there are many health reasons good enough to be affectionate with your partner daily. It is also not just about being a prelude to a passionate love-making, because researches have shown that the pre-masticated food received to the fetus from mother (also considered to be a kind of kissing) helps the fetus absorb Vitamin B12 and other nutrients well. Interchanging of saliva has proven biological benefits. Health freaks listening?