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Central Sensitization May Occur in Cluster Headache – Clinical Pain Advisor

Individuals with vs without cluster headache were found to have lower cranial and extracranial pressure pain thresholds (PPTs), indicating central sensitization, according to a study published in Pain Medicine. Although central sensitization and its clinical markers — allodynia, hyperalgesia, and temporal summation (TS) — have been documented in some headache disorders and suggested as possible… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?

Following on from a series of similar studies, researchers are once again investigating whether acetaminophen can influence our psychology. This time, the focus is on positive empathy. Could acetaminophen reduce our ability to demonstrate empathy? Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs globally. It offers quick relief from mild pain and is readily… Read More »