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Is there such a thing as negative-endorphins?

When I'm feeling quite happy and stub my toe, the feeling of happiness quickly goes away as if my brain has been flooded with a negative version of endorphins. This can last quite a while and it is ...
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What diseases can be cured by laughing?

I’m helping my sister to write article about "laughing". I believe laughing and happiness have positive effects on our health. Possible examples are relieving stress, increasing blood flow to brain, ...
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How good, and for how long, can endorphins really make you feel?

It seems to be common knowledge that exercise makes your body produce endorphins that make you feel good, but that is a vague idea. What amount of exercise does one need to have to achieve optimal ...
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Sex as a generic medical treatment modality?

Sex therapy (including clinical, licensed sex itself) is a treatment option for sexual health issues - when there are problems and goals pertaining to sex itself. Sexual health tends to be studied ...