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encephalins

See ENDORPHINS.
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Anatomical basis for interactions of encephalins with other transmitters in the CNS of a snail.
Research has shown that participation in a regular exercise program has a multitude of beneficial effects: improved blood flow; increased level of endorphins and encephalins in the bloodstream, which are known to relax the body; better muscle and joint function with improved relaxation; more restful sleep patterns; and improved level of alertness during waking hours to name a few.
By the way, music increases the releasing of various encephalins and endorphins and then reduction of heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate and relaxation occur (10).