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Sex hormones and pain: the evidence from functional imaging

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There is a substantial body of epidemiological and clinical evidence suggesting that the sex hormones, particularly estradiol and progesterone, play a role in pain. Behavioral studies have not been useful in understanding the relationship between sex hormones and pain perception, and certainly have not helped to elucidate the mechanisms by which such effects may be mediated. This review aims to address the additional insights functional imaging has given us into the role of sex hormones in pa...

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Published
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10.1007/s11916-010-0139-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
Research group:
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain Centre
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Anaesthetics,Nuffield Department of
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Pfizer
Funding agency for:
Vincent, K
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Current Pain and Headache Reports More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
5
Pages:
396-403
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1534-3081
ISSN:
1531-3433
Language:
English
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2011-05-26

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