Kissing does not only facilitate intimacy between individuals, it also has real tangible health benefits.
Below are 4 health benefits of French kissing:
1. Skin Care
Research has shown that kissing exercises up to 34 facial muscles leading to the production of collagen which contributes greatly to maintaining firm and youthful skin. It also leads to tightening and toning of these facial muscles.
2. Pain Reliever
A good kiss triggers the production of happy hormones which in turn neutralises the effects of stress hormones. Furthermore, there is always the dilation of blood vessels when you kiss and kissing also prevents all types of headaches associated with stress.
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3. Boosts Immunity
A study has revealed that swapping saliva boosts immunity by exposing your body to new bacteria. Kissing also helps prevent cavities due to the increase in saliva production.
4. Heart Health
Kissing reduces blood pressure by increasing the heart rate and at the same time induces the dilation of the blood vessels. Frequent kissing improved cholesterol regulation, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke.
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