Oxytocin: The Social Emotion Amplifier
Learn how to increase oxytocin levels to improve your relationships.
Commonly called “the love hormone,” oxytocin is best known for its role in sex, birth, breastfeeding, and bonding between mothers and newborns. Both men and women release oxytocin during foreplay, and require extremely high levels of the hormone to achieve orgasm.
But oxytocin isn’t just about facilitating sex and reproduction. This powerful neurotransmitter is also released in a variety of other social situations—especially ones involving physical touch—and it effects interpersonal relationships. Research has shown a link between oxytocin and numerous beneficial traits such as love, loyalty, trust, altruism, and empathy. Oxytocin has even showed some promise in relieving anxiety. In general, people with higher levels of oxytocin tend to be happier and have more satisfying relationships.
Now You May Wonder…
…How Can I Boost Oxytocin?
First, don’t waste your time with over-the-counter products that claim to boost oxytocin. Oral oxytocin is destroyed in the digestive tract. Oxytocin also has a short half-life and degrades rapidly at room temperature; so anything kept on a store shelf will not be potent.
If you are interested in using oxytocin to enhance your sex life, or to combat anxiety, you will need a prescription. Contact Renew Youth™ today for accurate information and effective treatment options. If appropriate, our doctors can prescribe oxytocin nasal spray as part of your treatment plan.