This Simple Act Lowers Women’s Stress Levels – Chris Kissell

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Feeling stressed? If you are a woman, hugging your romantic partner may help dissolve those anxious emotions. Women who embraced the love of their life prior to a stress-inducing event had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their saliva compared with women who did not do so, according to a study out of Ruhr University Bochum, in Bochum, Germany. Interestingly, the same effect was not…

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