Pouring Sauces Into Injuries: How Capsaicin Is Transforming Pain Relief

Pouring Sauces Into Injuries: How Capsaicin Is Transforming Pain Relief

Endorphins are a class of neurotransmitters that produce feeling of calmness in response to pain. When we work out, our muscles experience wear and tear, causing pain in our muscles. As a result, the brain releases endorphins. That is why we feel relaxed and calm after a workout or exercise. This phenomenon is also known as a “runner’s high”. Similarly, capsaicin also triggers the release of endorphins.