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How Gender Affects Chronic Pain

Women Feel Pain More Strongly Studies in mice suggest our sex hormones may influence our experience of pain. Male mice injected with the female sex hormone, estrogen, seem to tolerate pain less, while an injection...

Do Women Get Too Much or Too Little Pain Medication?

A new study found that women are significantly more likely than men to be prescribed pain medication, regardless of age or socioeconomic status. You may not be surprised. Women worldwide have pain more often than...