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Dancing To Boost Oxytocin

Dancing To Boost Oxytocin (The Mother Magazine)Oxytocin is a naturally occurring hormone in humans. It is responsible for feelings of connection and referred to most as the ‘Bonding’ & “Love” hormone. It was given this “name” due to the role this hormone plays in the body.

Why this hormone is so important to Human beings and why it can give them better quality of life if they increase its production on a daily basis?

Oxytocin acts in the neuroanatomy in intimacy, especially during and after childbirth. It is released in large amounts in the cervix and uterus during labour which facilitates birth, maternal bonding and lactation (breastfeeding). It is also associated with helping couples/friends establish a greater sense of intimacy and attachment.

New research is suggesting that this amazing hormone plays an important part in enabling human beings to not just create and strengthen social & healthy relations, but also to provide the crucial ingredients for making us human. Oxytocin is primarily produced by the hypothalamus gland in the brain and it is transported and stored in the Pituitary gland. Continue reading Dancing To Boost Oxytocin

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