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Does your pain threshold increase as you age?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: No
Differential aging effects mean that an older person may be more or less vulnerable to the experience of pain depending on the circumstances.
There is some way to go before the nuances of age effects on pain are established definitively.

In brief: No
Differential aging effects mean that an older person may be more or less vulnerable to the experience of pain depending on the circumstances.
There is some way to go before the nuances of age effects on pain are established definitively.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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