beta endorphin

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an endorphin produced by the pituitary gland that suppresses pain

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Activation of the pain control system increases the concentration of beta endorphin, enkephalin, serotonin and norepinephrine levels in the brain tissue and plasma, thus creating an analgesic effect, as well as many others.
Beta endorphins are known to modulate natural killer cell activity in dilutions of [10.
The immediate lift in mood can be attributed to the increase in beta endorphins and serotonin levels.
She found people about to watch their favourite funny video had 27 per cent more beta endorphins and 87 per cent more human growth hormone in their bodies than another group reading a magazine.