Kisses relieve stress. They decrease the level of the stress hormone cortisol and increases serotonin in the brain. Kisses reduce anxiety and have advantages similar to meditation. And to kiss is surely more pleasant than to meditate.
Kisses make you happier. They raise your spirits due to the increase of endogene, the hormone that makes you feel good. The chemical explanations are quite clear, but the main thing is that you can feel yourself happy absolutely free of charge.
Kisses help stay healthy. In particular, they better the immune system, producing antidotes that kill the bacteria. They also help defend the teeth from caries because they increase the saliva which cleans the teeth. It is considered that the saliva, which is produced during a kiss, also contains antibiotic. So if we constantly kiss, we won’t need to visit dentists.
In fact, kisses calm down. They increase the level of oxytocin, also known as “love hormone”, which soothes us. Kisses also reduce pain due to the saliva, which contains anesthetic and increases the enjoyment, because it releases dopamine into the body. So instead of using cigarettes to soothe yourself, you already know what to do.
Kisses improve your relations. They create the mutuality, and the couples that kiss often live five years longer than those who don’t do it. Although it is not quite clear who conducted this study and in what way...