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7 Reasons LOVE is Good for Your HEART

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7 reasons love is good for your heart

A growing body of research indicates that what is known as love and positive attitude has a very strong effect on our biological system to not only live happier, but live longer. Effects of love on the heart and vascular system causes secretion of different “good hormones” to lower stress hormones and blood pressure. 7 reasons love is good for your heart:

1- Laughter makes blood flow more freely

2- Hugs release Oxytocin and remove stress from the heart

3- When you meet someone that your heart goes crazy for, your heart gets a workout.

4- Spending time with a loved one lowers blood pressure

5- Love letters may lower blood cholesterol

6- Holding hands calm nerves

7- A positive attitude lowers risk of heart attack

7 reasons love is good for your heart

[Last Updated on June 10th 2014]

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