Posted: 05 Feb 2015 08:18 AM PST
A new study finds that acute psychosocial stress has a dramatically deleterious effect on the body's ability to modulate pain. The researchers found that although pain thresholds and pain tolerance seemed unaffected by stress, there was a significant increase in pain intensification and a decrease in pain inhibition capabilities.
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