Visceral pain: gut microbiota, a new hope?

@inproceedings{Pusceddu2018VisceralPG,
  title={Visceral pain: gut microbiota, a new hope?},
  author={Matteo M. Pusceddu and Melanie G Gareau},
  booktitle={Journal of Biomedical Science},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundVisceral pain is a complex and heterogeneous disorder, which can range from the mild discomfort of indigestion to the agonizing pain of renal colic. Regulation of visceral pain involves the spinal cord as well as higher order brain structures. Recent findings have linked the microbiota to gastrointestinal disorders characterized by abdominal pain suggesting the ability of microbes to modulate visceral hypersensitivity and nociception to pain.Main bodyIn this review we describe the… CONTINUE READING

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