"Intense spells of passion are as effective at blocking pain as cocaine and other illicit drugs, a team of neuroscientists say. Tests on 15 American students who admitted to being in the passionate early stages of a relationship showed that feelings for their partner reduced intense pain by 12% and moderate pain by 45%."
I took this off Rania's facebook status, but Bryan Ferry said it way before. Right MM?
(Rania has a great blog, Green Resistance)