A study in Vienna, showed why women are so important arms of the man she loved. It turned out that this is the easiest way to lower high blood pressure and relieve stress. This is due to the release of the hormone oxytocin, which is responsible for the feeling of affection and maternal love. Women who often cuddling with their favorite differ gentle nature, they are more responsive and good-natured than those who do not like hugs or deprived them for some reason.
Do not rush to embrace all in a row! The researchers also found that out of courtesy to embrace unfamiliar or unpleasant person you have the opposite effect. When we have to let a stranger in the private space, the body produces cortisol - a stress hormone.