Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 8th, 2004
"Several studies demonstrate that women are more sensitive to experimental pain than men. In addition, women exhibit greater temporal summation of heat and mechanically evoked pain. Since temporal summation of pain is centrally mediated, its greater expression in women suggests a central nociceptive hyperexcitability relative to men," wrote E. Sarlani and colleagues.
"The purpose of this study was to pursue this...
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