• How Hugs Heal - Have You Had a Hug Today?

    6 days ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    From the time you were born until the day you die, touch is an important part of your emotional and physical health. Infants deprived of touch grow up with developmental and cognitive delays, attachment disorders and higher risk of serious infections . 1 On the other hand, premature infants who are held skin-to-skin exhibit better cognitive skills, are more resilient to stress and have more organized sleep patterns, even 10 years later. 2
    These early touch-based interventions demonstrate the need for touch in psychological regulation. The benefits of touch don't diminish...
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