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Moreover, subtle sex differences are now being recognized in brain regions and functions not previously regarded as subject to such differences, indicating that we are entering a new era of our ability to understand and appreciate the diversity of gender-related behaviors and brain functions.
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This increase in estrogen stimulates the release of endorphins that raise energy levels and improve mood.