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Are there some adults that do not have endorphins?
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What is the effect of endorphins?
Endorphins are known as the body's natural opiate and pain killer. The release of endorphins is triggered by pain and/or exertion. Some positive effects endorphins are capable of producing include: lowering blood pressure, boosting the immune system, slowing down the aging process, reducing pain and anxiety.
How would you used the word Endorphins in a sentence?
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How do you feel when your body releases endorphins?
We feel tremendously good when endorphins are released in our body. Endorphins are neutrotransmitters that are released in the body when we exeercise or feel a great degree of excitement. Endorphins are a type of brain chemicals and they are produced by the hypothalamus and pituitary gland in the brain.
Asked in Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology
What are the pain-controlling chemicals in the body called?
Is it scientifically proven that eating chocolate helps girls with depression?
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Do your endorphins stop when you're on methadone?
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What are some of the mental and emotional benefits of exercise?
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What does exercise do to the prodction of endorphins?
Exercise helps to increase the production and release of endorphins. This is part of the sympathetic response of the body also sometimes called the flight-or-fright response that prepares the body for coping with danger. In the case of endorphins they reduce the sensation of pain so the person can keep fighting or running away hopefully long enough to reduce or eliminate the stressful threat, or just a normal result of physical activity is that some endorphins will be released. Sometimes this is called the 'runner's high.'