Published On: Wed, Mar 9th, 2016

Women bear more neck pain than men



Women always bear more than men and now a new research study spotted light that how diversely men and women experience pain, researchers of the study have discovered that women are 1.38 times more likely than men to inform neck pain because of cervical degenerative disc disease.

Cervical degenerative disc disease is an ordinary reason of neck pain. Signs involve stiff or inflexible neck, burning, tingling and numbness. Pain is much rampant when the patient is vertical or moving the head. The research study which was conducted by Meda Raghavendra and Joseph Holtman from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine involved 3,337 patients who were dealt at Loyola’s Pain Management Centre.

The consequences were described at the annual summit of the American Academy of Pain Medicine in Palm Springs, California, US. The research study further continued to the developing body of research on the distinctions in which men and women experience pain. Earlier research studies have discovered that females are much possible to be dealt at pain clinics for constant pain and that particular painful states, for example migraine headaches and fibromyalgia, are very widespread in women.

A variety of details have been suggested, involving hormonal distinctions and the faith that men perhaps less eager to account pain. The researchers Raghavendra and Holtman further organized a same research study of patients who were dealt at Loyola’s Pain Management Centre for lumbosacral degenerative disc disease or lower back pain.

The commonness in females was to some extent elevated than the commonness in males, but this distinction was not statistically important, the researchers further stated.

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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.