beta endorphin

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an endorphin produced by the pituitary gland that suppresses pain

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Morgules and associates22 showed that genetically obese rats and mice, in addition to having increased beta endorphin concentration in pituitary, were responsive to the effects of naloxone on food intake in obese than in lean rats, thus suggesting that opiates may play causal role in the development of obesity.
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.
CSF monoamine metabolite and beta endorphin levels in recently detoxified alcoholics and healthy controls: Prediction of alcohol cue-induced craving.
Beta endorphins are known to modulate natural killer cell activity in dilutions of [10.
Among the neurotransmitters that affect the release of gonadal secretions are endogenous opioid peptides like enkephalin, dynorphin, beta endorphins etc.
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.