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What are endorphins?

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Endorphins are hormone-like substances produced in the brain that have pain-relieving properties; some scientists believe that people who suffer from severe headaches have lower levels of endorphins than people who generally do not have headaches.

From: Migraine and Headache Glossary WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 17, 2017

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SOURCES: Mayo Clinic. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 17, 2017

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