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You don’t need to get a physical hug for your body to produce a burst of the feel-good hormone, oxytocin. Face-to-face contact with a close friend or loved one can do the trick! Studies show that when we’re stressed, our arteries tighten up about 35%, which kicks our blood pressure up a couple of notches…But the minute you’re face to face with friends, they relax by about 22%.