The role of endogenous opiates in thermal regulation of the body during exercise.Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985; 290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.290.6470.739 (Published 09 March 1985) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985;290:739
- K De Meirleir,
- T Arentz,
- W Hollmann,
- L Vanhaelst
Naloxone abolished the rise in body temperature seen after bicycle ergometer tests performed by 10 healthy men. This suggests that endogenous opiates play a part in thermal regulation during muscular exercise.