GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS
Endorphins: Endorphins work as natural pain relievers. The term “endorphin rush” is feelings of exhilaration brought on by pain, danger, or other forms of stress. They produce pain relief and a sense of well-being. Endorphins have also been shown to be released in deep relaxation.
Muscle Relaxation: Muscle relaxation can be useful for the promotion of rest, recovery, and recuperation. The removal of stress-related reactions helps to release endorphins and supports well-being.
Digestive System: The digestive system is made up of the digestive tract, which is hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus and organs that help the body break down and absorb food. Digestion is the process by which food and drink are broken down into their smallest parts so the body can use them to build and nourish cells and to provide energy.
Hormones: Hormones are the body's chemical messengers. They travel in the bloodstream to tissues or organs. They affect many different processes, which are for example growth and development.
Immune System: An immune system is a system of cells and organs and processes within an organism that protects against disease by recognizing and killing pathogens and tumor cells. It detects viruses, bacteria, and body foreign agent as well as cancer cells. It helps to keep the body healthy.