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Oxytocin Genes (OXTR) & SNPs

... role in social bonding and empathy. The OXTR gene, which codes for its receptor, seems to affect how each individual processes and reacts to oxytocin. What does your DNA have to say, and which SNPs have the greatest impact? Learn more here. 67479 ...

Increase Oxytocin

... call it the "love hormone": oxytocin helps us form social bonds and improves our mood. How does it work, and what factors increase or decrease it? Find out here. 10114 ...

The Vagus Nerve, Neurotransmitters & Hormones

... has some mixed effects. 5-HTP is a supplement that may increase serotonin, but it’s unknown whether it affects the vagus nerve.  Oxytocin Oxytocin may increase vagal nerve activity from the brain to the gut (in the brain and orally ingested), which induces relaxation and decreases ...
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