‘Love Hormone’ Helps Alcoholics

The “love hormone” oxytocin may help alcoholics going through detox. Two daily doses of oxytocin nasal spray during the first three days of a detox programme reduced the cravings amongst volunteers with severe but not life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. The group who received the hormone spray had fewer alcohol cravings and milder withdrawal symptoms than the placebo group. Reduced Anxiety Even better, some […]

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