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14 Astonishing Health Benefits Of Kissing
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Published: Aug 24, 2015

The easiest, yet most intimate, way of showing your love, affection, attraction or appreciation to someone is to kiss them. This could be a peck on the cheek, a peck on the lips or a full blown smooch right on the mouth. But you know what else a kiss can do, other than expressing your endearment? It can have 14 of the most astonishing benefits to your health too! Check them out:

1. Kissing lowers stress

Kiss decreases the stress hormone know as ”cortisol” and increases serotonin levels in the brain.

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2. Kissing releases hormones that make us happy

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3. Kissing burns calories!

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Source: Tumblr

No Really.

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4. And reduces blood pressure

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Source: telegraph.co.uk

5. Kissing prevents cavities

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Source: madten.com

6. And KILLS cramps and headaches

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Source: draxe.com

7. Kissing also helps boost your immune system

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8. It has the ability of lowering anxiety

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9. And decreasing pain

During a kiss, your body releases adrenaline, which reduces the feeling of pain. Also saliva contains a type of anesthetic that helps relieve pain.

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10. Kissing can also help tone your lip and face muscles

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11. It’s a natural relaxant

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12. And helps us calm down, promoting pleasure

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13. Kissing is a great barometer for sexual compatibility

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14. Kissing helps strengthen your relationship. Many will disagree that this is a health benefit, but if your relationship is strong, your mind will be happy and a happy mind means a healthy mind! Voila!

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Happy kissing!