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2024 May 27



Endocrine aspects of pain pathophysiology: Focus on adipose tissue.


Ozcan M, Ayar A


Multiple factors, including neurobiological, hormonal, psychological, and social/cultural norms influence the manner in which individuals experience pain. Adipose tissue, once considered solely an energy storage site, has been recognized as a significant endocrine organ that produces and releases a range of hormones and cytokines. In recent years, research has highlighted the role of adipose tissue and its endocrine factors in the pathophysiology of pain.