Long-term love activates brain regions associated with maternal love. VTA and ventral pallidum play a role.
Stress is common in initial stages of love as cortisol levels decrease, enhancing the stress response.
A broken heart can kill you! Takotsubo Cardiopathy is a stress-induced heart attack observed after losing a loved one.
Love affects the brain and changes heartbeats; it's not just about the heart's feelings.
True love leads to the release of cortisol, which can lower someone’s immune system response when they first fall in love.
Initial love brings stress and euphoria, which eventually evolve into lasting love with reduced anxiety.
Married couples in love have better cardiovascular health, with 5% lesser chances of heart risks, as per research.
Intense love equals intense hate if the relationship falls apart. A invested state of mind makes the hurt and hate greater.
Herbert & Zelmyra Fisher broke the world record for the longest marriage. They were married for 86 years and 290 days.
Love and OCD share a decrease in serotonin levels, causing anxiety. Studies have shown similar patterns in brain activity.