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Does acupuncture trigger release of endorphins?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Acupuncture can influence the activity of our brain and central nervous system (autonomic nervous system), and through this influence it can affect the release of endorphins.

In brief: Yes

Acupuncture can influence the activity of our brain and central nervous system (autonomic nervous system), and through this influence it can affect the release of endorphins.
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

The following chemicals/neurotransmitters can be impacted by acupuncture: serotonin, norepinephrine, sbustance p, gaba, dopamine, b- endorphin, acth, dynorphins, leucine - enkephalin & methionine-enkephalin.
Different forms of acupuncture have different impacts on the body.

In brief: Yes

The following chemicals/neurotransmitters can be impacted by acupuncture: serotonin, norepinephrine, sbustance p, gaba, dopamine, b- endorphin, acth, dynorphins, leucine - enkephalin & methionine-enkephalin.
Different forms of acupuncture have different impacts on the body.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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