Endorphins - Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Active Release Treatment (ART)?

Active Release Treatment (ART) is a treatment method for releasing endorphins and alleviates afflictions in the musculoskeletal system. After carefully studying the patientís condition, chiropractors utilize a hands-on approach to treat soft tissue injuries in the fascia, muscles, tendons and nerves of the body.

2. How much exercise is necessary for endorphin release?

The time taken for endorphin to encompass the body during exercising varies according to the individual. For some, as little as 10 minutes of intense exercise, for others, as long as 30 minutes or more.

3. What are the effects of exercise on the brain?

Exercise is said to treat almost everything from depression to improve memory, with the power to cure most problems and also preventing more. Exercise leads to the release of certain neurotransmitters in the brain that alleviate pain, both physical and mental. Scientists have found that it is also a new way to generate new neurons.

4. What are Simple Endorphins?

Smiling can release endorphins into our bloodstream, so does petting an animal. Endorphins released from these activities may be subtle, however, they could mean being in a good or bad mood. Being positive keep endorphins flowing.

5. Does food increase endorphins?

Yes, certain foods provide different endorphin-producing effects. Chocolate, peppers, protein and carbohydrate rich foods are have the capability to release endorphins.

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