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Fatigue, listlessness, easy bruising, poor appetite, sleep disturbance, and low pain threshold - all of which are common among cancer patients--are also symptoms of scurvy.
It has been suggested that heightened sensitivity to pain, also known as a low pain threshold, could be caused by dysfunction of peripheral or central pain processing, or dysfunction of opioid-mediated endogenous pain inhibitory systems.
Chamomilla: Give one hour prior to dental appointment for patients with a low pain threshold. It also expedites the wearing off of the numbness.
FASCINATING stuff here, including proof to rubbish claims about us gingers having a low pain threshold in a hi-tech experiment involving sandcastle buckets and ice on the beach at St Andrews.
"If I didn't have such a low pain threshold and if the make-up didn't take four hours to do, I'd make a sequel to 'Tootsie'," he said.
Loss of sleep has wide ranging effects, including daytime fatigue, physical discomfort, psychological stress, performance deterioration, low pain threshold and even increases absenteeism, it says.

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