Study breaks down the healing effects of a loving touch

The familiar urge to reach for a hand when we’re hurting, or desire to be held when we’re sick, now has a biological explanation.

A Colorado University, Boulder study found that the mere touch of a partner can communicate empathy, and reduce the sensation of pain.

Women reported a milder pain experience from heat experiments when their male partners were in the room and holding their hands.

FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5300037/Holding-hands-DOES-ease-pain-Study-shows-healing-effects.html

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