Influence of estrogen on brain activation during stimulation with painful heat.

TitleInfluence of estrogen on brain activation during stimulation with painful heat.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
JournalJournal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Volume64
Issue2
Pagination158-66
ISSN0278-2391
Abstract

Several studies have shown that women express higher pain sensitivity during periods of low estrogen than during periods of high estrogen. The aim of this study was to show whether the difference in pain sensitivity could be visualized as a function of brain activity by means of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

URLhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0278-2391(05)01585-5
DOI10.1016/j.joms.2005.10.006
Short TitleJ Oral Maxillofac Surg
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