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'''Endorphins''' are [[endogenous]] [[opioid]] [[polypeptide]] compounds. They are produced by the [[pituitary gland]] and the [[hypothalamus]] in [[vertebrate]]s during strenuous exercise,<ref name="UPMC">{{cite web | url = http://www.sportsmedicine.upmc.com/MySportRunningHigh.htm | title = The Reality of the "Runner's High" | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = | format = | work = UPMC Sports Medicine | publisher = University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref> [[excitement]], [[pain]], and [[orgasm]],<ref name="urlBBC NEWS | | Sexercise yourself into shape">{{cite web | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/4703166.stm | title = 'Sexercise' yourself into shape | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = 2006-02-11 | format = | work = Health | publisher = BBC News | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref><ref name="urlGet more than zeds in bed - Mind & body magazine - NHS Direct">{{cite web | url = http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleId=2504 | title = Get more than zeds in bed - | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = | format = | work = Mind & body magazine - NHS Direct | publisher = UK National Health Service | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref> and they resemble the [[opiate]]s in their abilities to produce [[analgesia]] and a sense of well-being. Endorphins work as "natural pain relievers", whose effects may be enhanced by other medications.
 
'''Endorphins''' are [[endogenous]] [[opioid]] [[polypeptide]] compounds. They are produced by the [[pituitary gland]] and the [[hypothalamus]] in [[vertebrate]]s during strenuous exercise,<ref name="UPMC">{{cite web | url = http://www.sportsmedicine.upmc.com/MySportRunningHigh.htm | title = The Reality of the "Runner's High" | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = | format = | work = UPMC Sports Medicine | publisher = University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref> [[excitement]], [[pain]], and [[orgasm]],<ref name="urlBBC NEWS | | Sexercise yourself into shape">{{cite web | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/4703166.stm | title = 'Sexercise' yourself into shape | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = 2006-02-11 | format = | work = Health | publisher = BBC News | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref><ref name="urlGet more than zeds in bed - Mind & body magazine - NHS Direct">{{cite web | url = http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleId=2504 | title = Get more than zeds in bed - | author = | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = | format = | work = Mind & body magazine - NHS Direct | publisher = UK National Health Service | pages = | language = | archiveurl = | archivedate = | quote = | accessdate = 2008-10-15}}</ref> and they resemble the [[opiate]]s in their abilities to produce [[analgesia]] and a sense of well-being. Endorphins work as "natural pain relievers", whose effects may be enhanced by other medications.
   
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Analgesia]]
 
*[[Analgesia]]
*[[Enkephalinss]]
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*[[Enkephalins]]s]]
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

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