An adrenaline rush is the fight or flight response of the adrenal gland, in which it releases adrenaline (epinephrine). When releasing adrenaline, one's body releases dopamine and endorphin which can act as a natural pain killers. An adrenaline rush causes the muscles to perform respiration at an increased rate improving strength. It also works with the nervous system to interpret impulses that trigger selective glands.
The phrase may also refer to:
- Adrenaline Rush (album), the 1997 album by rap artist Twista
- Adrenaline Rush 2007, the 2007 album by Twista
- Adrenaline Rush (film), an IMAX film about base jumping
- Adrenaline Rush, an energy drink brand
- "Adrenaline Rush" a song by rapper Obie Trice off the 8 Mile soundtrack
- Adrenaline Rush Project, a nonprofit organization
See also 
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- Adrenaline junkie
- Acute stress reaction
- Panic attack
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Rest and digest
- Tend and befriend
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