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Tag: Endorphins

Research Shows The More Friends You Have, The Higher Your Tolerance For Pain Is

A new study showed that having a large social network could increase tolerance for pain. Researchers found that having more friends could increase endorphin activity in the brain that serves as a pain killer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016

Runner's High: New Study Says Running Produces Same Effect As Marijuana

Researchers at the University of Heidelberg in Germany have discovered that runners typically enjoy the benefits of a calming sensation known as 'runner's high' caused by the body's release of feel-good chemicals.

Life October 8, 2015

Love Sriracha? You may be a masochist, says study

People who love Sriracha may be triggering a natural human reaction to burning, according to a new study.

Animals February 26, 2014

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