Love and Cupid

With Valentine’s Day coming up we could use an explanation on love. Getting pierced by Cupid’s arrow causes our bodies to literally flood over with feel-good chemicals that cause physical reactions. Dopamine, adrenaline and norepinephrine all increase when sparks start to fly and people fall in love. Dopamine puts us in that wonderful euphoria and adrenaline and norepinephrine actually cause our little ole pea-picking hearts to go pitter-patter. All of this culminates with a preoccupation that tells others that we have been bitten and smitten with the love bug. Our pleasure centers in the brain light up in the exact areas where obsessive-compulsive behaviors reside. We ultimately “go blind” and idealize our partner to see only things that we want to see. So worth the ride!

Silly Cupid!

Silly Cupid!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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