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Love – the legal high!

– and it can even block pain …

DDM prescription pic

I’m sure that many of us know this already.  OK, it was only a small sample – fifteen to be precise – involved in an experiment at Stanford University.  All were in the passionate early stages of a relationship.
When they were subjected to pain and exposed to photos of their loved ones – as opposed to just an attractive friend, the subjects reported that moderate pain was reduced by 45% and intense pain by 12%.  Scans confirmed that these feelings of love indicated heightened activity in the same areas of the brain as are triggered by morphine and cocaine.
Click here to read the report.

Fascinating – could doctors be handing out prescriptions for dating agency membership on the NHS?

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Written by : Mary Balfour
- Posted in: General
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