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Pain tolerance in persons with recognized and unrecognized myocardial infarction: a population-based, cross-sectional study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-12-21)
<b>Background</b> Unrecognized myocardial infarction (MI) is a prevalent condition associated with a similar risk of death as recognized MI. It is unknown why some persons experience MI with few or no symptoms; however, one possible explanation is attenuated pain sensitivity. To our knowledge, no previous study has examined the association between pain sensitivity and recognition of MI. <b>Methods ...
Neuropsychological functions of verbal recall and psychomotor speed significantly affect pain tolerance
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-09-26)
<p><i>Background - </i>Effects from cognitive performance on pain tolerance have been documented, however, sample sizes are small and confounders often overlooked. We aimed to establish that performance on neuropsychological tests was associated with pain tolerance, controlling for salient confounders. <p><i>Methods - </i>This was a cross‐sectional study nested within the Tromsø‐6 survey. ...