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Interesting Facts on Touch

Apr 27, 2013

~Touch is the first sense to develop in humans, and may be the last to fade

~there are approximately 5 million touch receptors in our skin-- 3000 in a finger tip

~a touch of any kind can reduce the heart rate and lower blood pressure

~touch stimulates the release of endorphins (the body's natural pain killers) which is why a mother's hug for a child's skinned knee can literally make it better

~people with eating disorders who receive massage three time a day for ten day's, gain weight faster and got out of the hospital six days sooner than those who don't

~elderly people who massage surrogate grandchildren report higher-esteem and better moods

~massage before an athletic event, makes the athlete more flexible, enhanced speed and power, and less prone to injury 

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