Low heat pain thresholds in migraineurs between attacks.

  title={Low heat pain thresholds in migraineurs between attacks.},
  author={Todd J Schwedt and Leslie A Zuniga and Catherine D. Chong},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  volume={35 7},
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Between attacks, migraine is associated with hypersensitivities to sensory stimuli. The objective of this study was to investigate hypersensitivity to pain in migraineurs between attacks. METHODS Cutaneous heat pain thresholds were measured in 112 migraineurs, migraine free for ≥ 48 hours, and 75 healthy controls. Pain thresholds at the head and at the arm were compared between migraineurs and controls using two-tailed t-tests. Among migraineurs, correlations between heat… CONTINUE READING
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