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Chemical Released During Sex can Treat Post-Natal Depression

by Savitha C Muppala on May 12, 2011 at 11:47 PM
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 Chemical Released During Sex can Treat Post-Natal Depression

Scientists have found that a chemical released in the brain during sex can help alleviate  post-natal depression, which is said to affect one in five women.

Post-natal depression which is triggered by low levels of oxytocin, the cuddle hormone which promotes social bonding, can have a negative effect on both mother and child.


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