Would Hugging Frequently Prevent the Common Cold?

Would hugging more often help prevent you from catching the common cold?

Want to avoid getting a cold? How about hugging more often? A recent study finds hugging may do more than make us feel better. It may even protect us against viruses like the common cold. The study was published in the Journal of Psychological Science. It has been documented that factors like stress, anxiety and…

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Why Hugging is Good for You


[dropcap]E[/dropcap]ver wonder why it feels good to hug? According to a study published in the journal of Comprehensive Psychology, a hug is effective in combating stress, fatigue, heart disease and boosting the immune system overall. The study cited that a hug of ten seconds or more releases positive hormones like oxytocin while dropping your cortisol.…

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