Like many other people in the world, do you love a passionate kiss? The type that leaves you breathless and craving for more? The kisses that the fairy tales preach, yes those that sweep you off your feet and transport you to cloud nine. The world stops rotating during a good kiss and nothing else seems to matter at that moment. That is because when you share an incredible kiss with someone, there are certain feel-good hormones, such as dopamine, being released that will make you feel on top of the world and wanting to go back for more! During that euphoric state, the last thing on your mind is the thought of any of the communicable diseases that may be transmitted while kissing. Although this is the farthest thing from your mind at that moment, it is imperative to be aware of how kissing may potentially spur on various health problems. That kiss which is seemingly just a blissful moment of intimacy may lead you towards the road of infection. This article though, is not meant to scare you or make you anxious for every time you need to kiss a loved one. Kissing is no doubt one of the most loving ways to show affection but what many may not realise is that intimate kisses that involve exchanging saliva can often transfer illnesses. According to HealthGrove, it used data from the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control to find eight diseases that are transmitted through saliva. Keep reading to find out the diseases you can get through kissing.