Did you know that we shed different types of tears based on our emotions?
Each type of tear is composed of unique chemicals that give them their variable structure.
Emotional tears contain a natural painkiller
According to scientist Claire Phillips, tears of grief contain the neurotransmitter leucine enkephalin which helps relieve the body in times of stress. In such a way, our tear ducts can act as a natural painkiller.
There’s a scientific reason we feel better after we cry.