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High pain tolerance may partly explain unrecognized MI
 

High pain tolerance may partly explain unrecognized MI

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Individuals with unrecognized myocardial infarction (MI) were less sensitive to pain compared with those who experience recognized MI, suggesting that differences in pain tolerance may affect the perception of MI, according to the Tromsø Study.
 
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19 Jan 2017 - General
 
Pain or heaviness over the chest is the first and common symptom a person may experience suffering from myocardial infarction. By reading the article, it made me think that there is such condition as unrecognized myocardial infarction. Pain threshold lies a significant factor in determining the condition. It could have been better if the article have stated what could be the other way to detect the "unrecognized" MI. What should be done and what should we watch out for, earliest sympto...
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