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Endogenous opioid tone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Abstract:

We have previously shown that there is deficient hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) responsiveness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. The basis for this deficient response is not known. The purpose of the project was to investigate whether the defective HPA response in RA patients is the result of increased endogenous opioid tone secondary to chronic pain which can suppress corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) production. We conducted a double-blind placebo-controlled cross-over trial...

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Journal:
British journal of rheumatology More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
5
Pages:
436-440
Publication date:
1996-05-01
ISSN:
0263-7103
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:138442
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uuid:0c5cbb82-ea52-4d8f-b1ef-9d3322ae0e86
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pubs:138442
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138442
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2012-12-19

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