hypalgesia

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hypalgesia

[¦hip·al′jē·zhə]
(physiology)
Diminished sensitivity to pain.
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Hypertension prevalence and diminished blood pressure-related hypoalgesia in individuals reporting chronic pain in a general population: the Tromso study.
Effect of Urtica dioica on memory dysfunction and hypoalgesia in an experimental model of diabetic neuropathy.
Stress induced somatic hypoalgesia mediated by descending pain inhibitory pathways involving opioidergic, glutaminergic, and serotonergic systems can be accompanied by a stress induced visceral hyperalgesia indirectly mediated by sympathetic and/or parasympathetic nerves stimulating the release of chemicals from mast and enterochromaffin like (ECL) cells within the gut wall which sensitizes the visceral afferent terminals.
190] In China, Li and colleagues [191] reported that dopamine D3 receptor knockout mice had pronounced hypoalgesia, decreased morphine-induced tolerance, and attenuated withdrawal symptoms; this helped to clarify the interaction between morphine-induced antinociceptive tolerance and D3 receptors.
The treatment also alleviated thermal and mechanical hypoalgesia in the absence of any reduction of hyperglycemia.
Fear-induced hypoalgesia in humans: Effects on low intensity thermal stimulation and finger temperature.
Bedside assessment of negative and positive sensory symptoms and signs in patients with NeuP Signs and symptoms Bedside assessment Negative symptoms and signs Tactile hypoaesthesia/numbness Touch skin with a painter's brush, cotton swab, or gauze Hypoalgesia Single pin-prick with a safety pin or sharp stick (e.
The hypoalgesia might stem from caffeine acting on peripheral or central adenosine [A.
One of the first studies that connected hypertension and hypoalgesia was conducted by Zamir and Segal (1979) with spontaneously hypertensive rats.
This phenomenon is referred to as Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia (EIH), and has been observed repeatedly using a variety of noxious stimuli, including electrical, thermal, pressure, and ischemic (1,24,23,20,29,33).
Consummatory Successive Negative Contrast Induces Hypoalgesia.