Endogenous inhibition of pain and spinal nociception in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Abstract

PURPOSE Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is characterized by severe affective and physical symptoms, such as increased pain, during the late-luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The mechanisms underlying hyperalgesia in women with PMDD have yet to be identified, and supraspinal pain modulation has yet to be examined in this population. The present… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S97109

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