What is Oxytocin?

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  • About Oxytocin

    Oxytocin is the reason why we form all sorts of deep connections and is often called “The Bonding Hormone”. Oxytocin also plays a huge role in the nonprocreative aspects of sex. Research has shown that for women, not only is oxytocin released during orgasm, it appears to be responsible for causing orgasms in the first place.

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Oxytocin is a hormone produced mainly by the hypothalamus (an almond sized region of the brain) and is released either directly into the blood via the pituitary gland, or to other parts of the brain and spinal cord. Best known for its role in childbirth, oxytocin plays a vital role in triggering uterine contractions. Many times if contractions are not powerful enough to complete delivery the mother will be give oxytocin to help the labor process and contractions.

 

 

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