June 8, 2012 Leave a comment
So what is an endorphin? How do you explain or describe it?
Well, Wikipedia’s definition is:
Endorphins (“endogenous morphine”) are endogenousopioidpeptides that function as neurotransmitters. They are produced by the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus in vertebrates during exercise,excitement, pain, consumption of spicy food, love and orgasm, and they resemble the opiates in their abilities to produce analgesia and a feeling of well-being
ummmm…..what??? They areendogenous opioid peptides? Okay then. Lets start with an easy statement about endorphins. They are supposed to make a person feel good – that simple. Some people say it’s in our heads while others have done research and say it is a chemical released in our body that makes us happy, content, settled. The articles side all over the place – they are not real…
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