The analgesic effects of oxytocin in the peripheral and central nervous system.

@article{Xin2017TheAE,
  title={The analgesic effects of oxytocin in the peripheral and central nervous system.},
  author={Qing Xin and Bo Bai and Wenyan Liu},
  journal={Neurochemistry international},
  year={2017},
  volume={103},
  pages={57-64}
}
Pain is a ubiquitously unpleasant feeling among humans as well as many animal species often caused by actual and potential tissue damage. However, it is absolutely crucial for our survival in many ways. Acute pain can signal the presence of danger or life-threatenting events, which help escape noxious stimuli. By contrast, when pain becomes chronic or persistent, it becomes an encumbrance and exerts deleterious effects to the body and mind, often co-occured with anxiety and depression… CONTINUE READING