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It has branded the love hormone. Oxytocin is a powerful hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It plays a significant role in human behaviors, including recognition, sexual arousal, and trust. This hormone is stimulated dramatically during sex. It has been suggested to be an essential hormone in social action. Oxytocin has emerged as a potent modulator of diverse aspects of interpersonal relationships. Oxytocin appears to work closely with several other neurotransmitter networks, including the dopaminergic reward circuit, and depends on sex-specific hormonal influences. Oxytocin can induce anti stress-like effects such as reduction of blood pressure and cortisol levels. It increases pain thresholds, exerts an anxiolytic-like effect, and stimulates various types of positive social interaction. The intensity of orgasm in both men and women has also been found tocorrelate with plasma oxytocin levels.

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