Lack of sex differences in modulation of experimental intraoral pain by diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC).

@article{BaadHansen2005LackOS,
  title={Lack of sex differences in modulation of experimental intraoral pain by diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC).},
  author={Lene Baad-Hansen and Henning Friis Poulsen and Henrik Max Jensen and Peter Svensson},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2005},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={359-65}
}
The aims of this study were to investigate possible sex differences in (a) intraoral pain evoked by topical application of capsaicin to the gingiva, and (b) the modulation of this pain by diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC). Three groups with a total of fifty-four healthy volunteers (20 men, 20 women using oral contraceptives (W+OC), 14 women not using (W-OC)) completed the study. In two sessions, intraoral pain was evoked by topical application of 30microL 5% capsaicin to the gingiva… CONTINUE READING

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