[VIDEO] Kissing = Feel Good Rush… Who Needs To Jump Out Of A Plane?

Kissing Is Like A Drug!

  1. Lips are some of the thinnest most nerve rich skin of the body. There is more neural real estate in the somatosensory cortex for lips than there is for genitals.
  2. Large waves of endorphines cause a euphoric feeling.
  3. Kissing creates oxytocin which increases increases relaxation, bonding and comfort… closely related to the stimulation from breast feeding.
  4. Kissing releases a rush of dopamine… very similar to cocaine.
  5. Kissing also releases the same neurotransmitters in our brains as parachuting, bungee jumping, and running, its exciting.

Dopamine rush

Shocking Trivia About Kissing

  1. As kissing increases in days, weeks, months there’s a decrease in the stress hormone cortisol.
  2. Researches say more can be remembered about a 1st kiss rather that the first time they went ‘all the way’.
  3. Public kissing is a crime in Indonesia punishable by five years in prison.
  4. With many cultures kissing is primarily a nasal or sniffing experience.
  5. Like fingerprints or snowflakes, no two lip impressions are alike.
  6. How about a natural face lift? 30 different muscles are working out while kissing.
  7. A passionate kiss can burn 5 or more calories. The longer and more passionate the kiss, the more calories burned.
  8. In the Middle Ages men who could not read or write would seal a contract with an imprint of a kiss.

Lips more neural real estate


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