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What are hormones?

Hormones are chemical messenger that help regulate a bodily process like growth, sexual arousal or reproductive functioning. Essential human hormones include insulin, testosterone, estrogen and epinephrine (adrenaline).

The reason sexual activity (or chocolate cake) is enjoyable is because it triggers the release of a PLEASURABLE hormones that encourage evolutionarily successful behaviors—like having sex (or cake).


Hormonal Quote Quiz:
1. "I get called an _______ junkie every other minute, and I'm just fine with that." (Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin)

2. "Anyone who has seen me spin that heavy, giant wheel on television knows that I'm not a _______ user." (Wheel of Fortune Host, Pat Sajak)

3. "It would be a service to mankind if _______ were available in slot machines and cigarettes were placed on prescription." (Reproductive Scientist, Malcolm Potts)

4. "Laughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then _______ comes pretty high on the list." (Comedian, Jasper Carrott)