Health knowledge made personal
WellPage for Pain Threshold
+ Bookmark › Share
Search posts:

Pain Threshold - Articles

Pain Threshold by Maddy M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:38pm Once long ago, lost in the mists of time, I visited the dentist in England. Was it ever thus? I went along for a particularly nasty procedure, which involved serious anesthesia. The kindly dentist assured me that he would gradually increase the dosage and within 5 – 10 minutes I would feel nothing. Once I felt nothing, he would ... Read on »
Pain thresholds by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 6:22am Day shift: Four calls; two by ambulance; two by car. Stats: 1 Chest pain; 1 Abdo pain; 1 Back pain; 1? # Humerus. A late start and a 35 year-old man with chest pain in a Government building. He had no medical history and there was no family cardiac history but his pain was the ‘tightening band’ kind and it started when he was at rest - al ... Read on »
Pain Threshold by suzette Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 3:51pm I think Isabel has a very high pain threshold. She has very bad temper. Since she was an infant, within just a few days old, she’s already demonstrated her temper by pulling her hair and scratching her face when she’s in anger. When I said she pulled her hair, she really pulled them off her head — bunches of hair being pulled off. And w ... Read on »
Anger worsens pain, exercise and CBT relieve fibromyalgia pain by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 12:00am Researchers from Utrecht University who studied the effect of negative emotions on pain perception in women with and without fibromyalgia found that anger and sadness amplified pain equally in both groups. Fibromyalgia (FM), a chronic pain ... Read on »
Does Borderline Personality Disorder Affect Pain Sensitivity? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 6:15pm A research study published in the January 2008 issue of the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry compared pain sensitivity in patients with different psychiatric diagnoses under baseline and stress conditions. The study used a sample of 76 female subjects: 16 patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD), 16 patients with posttraumatic ... Read on »
Depression intensifies pain by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 7:49am Data presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Neurological Society indicates that depression alters the processing of pain impulses as well as the sensitivity to pain.  New evidence of this relationship is being presented today by Italian experts in Berlin.  The anatomical cause of this connection may be due to the fact that, in part, th ... Read on »
PAIN, PAIN GO AWAY by rlee8235 Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 9:33pm Finally!  A day without outrageous humidity. There was a slight breeze, sunshine and warm,moderate temperatures. It felt so good to turn my face to the sun. It's been a real long time since I've been able to feel the warmth.  Pain is a constant in my life and I'm fine with that. What I'm not fine with is the fetal posit ... Read on »
Athletes Really Do Play Through the Pain by HealthFinder Posted Thu 17 May 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Study finds endurance and 'game athletes' have higher tolerance for pain than the rest of us. ... Read on »
Chronic Pain| Drinking Problems by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 6:02pm Sunday, December 07, 2008 The intersection of pain and alcohol misuse by older adults has not been studied. This study involved older community-residing adults (n = 401) classified as problem and non-problem drinkers. At baseline and 3 years later they were asked to provide information about their pain, use of alcohol to manage pain, drinking ... Read on »
Natural Health Remedies and Pain Tolerance by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 31 Aug 2011 10:59pm I’ve always been interest in natural health remedies for all areas, especially pain tolerance and arthritis pain relief. Pain tolerance is still the subject of much debate in scientific circles. There are many patients who claim that it is real and that they can actually demonstrate their ability to withstand pain. On the other hand, people wh ... Read on »