Odgovor Sr sep 02, 2015 12:46

Brain Signals Behind Runner's High

Brain Signals Behind Runner's High: Exercise-Induced Euphoria Blocks Pain And Leads To Feeling Happy

Leg muscles and tendons tighten as the body pushes itself forward. The brain releases a hormone in response to the pulsing pain, inducing a feeling of ecstasy known as a “runner’s high.” Researchers from Montreal University Health Center took a closer look into why certain people experience this exercise-induced euphoria. Their findings, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, delve into the inner workings of the brain and explain how the runner experiences a naturally induced drug-like high.

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