The Endorphin Theory

The Endorphin Theory Activation of the body’s natural opioid system: Considerable research supports the claims that acupuncture releases opioids, naturally occurring chemicals in the brain, that may reduce pain or induce sleep. These chemicals may explain acupuncture’s pain-relieving effects. As mentioned above, one theory that attempts to explain the “how” of acupuncture is the endorphin … Continue reading The Endorphin Theory