Many researchers have proven that owning a dog improves one’s health. But does owning a dog affect a dog owner’s brain and body?
– Owning a dog affects the brain and the body of a dog owner.
– The author of a book about doggos explained more about it.
– The author noted that some of the benefits of owning a dog are…
The author of the book “Made For Each Other: The biology of the human-animal bond,” Meg Olmert, was recently interviewed by Business Insider. Olmert noted that what happens to a dog owner’s body when he or she is with his or her doggo is that the heart rate and blood pressure decreases, the body releases oxytocin, adrenaline, serotonin, and many more. These chemicals are anti-stress so it just proves that owning a dog is great for people.
Oxytocin specifically is great for the body because it is produced in the brain and in the other areas of the body that controls the behavior and emotion of a person.
Read the interesting scoop by Emma Fierberg at – http://www.businessinsider.com/