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Alcohol may have analgesic properties, but how well does it work for chronic pain? Researchers, publishing their findings in the Journal of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, compared pain threshold, pain intensity, pain unpleasantness, and perceived relief in social drinkers with and...

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JAMA Open Abstract

Excessive alcohol consumption is associated with increased incidence of several medical conditions, but few nonveteran, population-based studies have assessed levels of alcohol use across medical conditions.

Objective: To examine associations between medical conditions...

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Chronic pain and alcohol consumption are both very common in the general population, and alcohol is often used to numb both physical and emotional pain. Moderate alcohol use has been associated with improved pain related outcomes for certain pain conditions. However, both excessive binge drinking...

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