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Interestingly, the higher the levels of endorphins that were present, the more euphoric the jumper reported feeling.
Daily cardio sweat sessions double as a natural endorphin high—and an opportunity to meet your next suitor. 7.
The experiment with bungee jumpers suggest that people with higher levels of endorphins feel higher levels of euphoria.
Like, chemical endorphins pumping in my brain also help.
Midland's Mark Wystrach, riding an endorphin high after his band's set at the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, Calif., saunters up to a backstage picnic table where Jason Owen sits, midinterview, sipping on a beer.
Acupuncture works by putting very fine needles into specific points in the body to stimulate the nerves on or beneath the skin and signal the brain to release the body’s natural painkillers like endorphins or dopamine.
The endorphins seem to come in moments of sudden and fleeting clarity.
But other research suggests that by increasing blood flow to the brain, exercise can change the structure and function of the brain, create new brain cells and trigger the release of mood-enhancing chemicals like endorphins.
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The word endorphin was coined, back when the substances were discovered in the 1970s, by joining pieces of endogenous and morphine, morphine being a narcotic that closely resembles the endorphins and relieves pain in a similar way. Studies suggest that the pain-relieving practice called acupuncture works by releasing endorphins. Endorphins also seem to play an important role in pregnancy. Though much remains to be learned about the endorphins, the general public seems ready to give them credit for any all-natural high.
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