What is oxytocin?

Oxytocin is a hormone produced by the human body for various reasons. It has both physical and psychological effects in the body. The two major responsibility for oxytocin for people with vulva is to help in child birth and release breastmilk for breastfeeding. For people with penis it helps in sperm movement. Oxytocin is also known as the love hormone as it is released when you feel an attachment with someone.


Sources:

https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/oxytocin-the-love-hormone

https://www.yourhormones.info/hormones/oxytocin/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183515/

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275795

https://www.healthline.com/health/love-hormone#dopamine-and-serotonin

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