LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Do you have a large circle of friends?
If so, new research out of England shows they could be powerful painkillers.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Hancock Park Woman Robbed After Returning Home With Baby
Researchers suspect social interactions increase feel-good hormones called endorphins in the brain.READ MORE: Sheriff's Homicide Unit Investigating Fatal Shooting In Whittier
And the more social interactions a person has, the better their pain tolerance.
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