A new study suggests that people who think they are constantly misunderstood could be more sensitive to pain. According to scientists from America, it may be the same region of the brain involved in processing physical and social pain, affecting each other. For the study, researchers from the University of Virginia examined whether feeling misunderstood could cause pain. For this, they asked participants to describe how they saw themselves.
A new study suggests that Cannabis help some people deal with pain because it makes pain more bearable, rather than actually reducing it. In the new Oxford study which used brain imaging to conclude the findings the researchers claim that they have found psychoactive ingredient in cannabis which reduces activity in a part of the brain linked to emotional aspects of pain.
The next time you want to sleep a little extra, don't feel guilty about it, just tell yourself that extra sleep is only going to help reduce your sensitivity to pain. At least that's what a new research claims. The new study, by researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, claims that sleeping for 10 hours at night instead of the recommended eight hours can help people reduce pain sensitivity, and is even more effective than strong painkillers like codeine. For the study, researchers observed 18 volunteers for four nights and found that those who slept for 10 hours could stand keeping their finger on a heat source for 25 seconds more than those who slept for 8 hours or less.
Women, they say, can have a million excuses at the tip of their tongue when they want to get away with something. However, it seems, being on period is their favorite excuse of all.
According to a study published in Ccohrane Systemic Review, researchers found that cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Behavior Therapy (BT) can help treat disability inflicted by chronic pain.