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2023 Feb 03

Eur J Pain

Enhanced pain sensitivity in obese patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome is partially reverted by treatment: an exploratory study.


Lahaye C, Miolanne M, Farigon N, Pereira B, Dubray C, Beudin P, Greil A, Boirie Y
Eur J Pain. 2023 Feb 03.
PMID: 36734594.


Obesity is frequently associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSA) and chronic pain. OSA as well as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment may modulate the pain perception threshold (PT) in patients with obesity.