What Happens to Someone when you Hug them? Very Interesting!

Here are some interesting facts about hugs:

  • 13 is the number of times a person craves a hug in a day
  • 3 is the number of seconds the average hug lasts
  • 20 is the number of seconds for a hug to have medical healing properties

Researchers say a 20-second hug, combined with 10 minutes of hand-holding, reduces the harmful physical effects of stress, including its impact on your blood pressure and heart rate. Hugging is known to lower levels of stress hormones like cortisol. Hugging triggers the release of the "feel-good" hormone, oxytocin, that can lower the level of stress hormone and counter its anxiety effects.

Here's some interesting info about hugging your child...

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