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2024 Jun 14

Curr Pain Headache Rep


The Impact of Nutrition on Pain: A Narrative Review of Recent Literature.


Bautista A, Lee J, Delfino S, LaPreze D, Abd-Elsayed A


Pain is a complex phenomenon that affects millions of individuals worldwide and poses a significant burden on public health. While pain management typically focuses on pharmacological and physical interventions, emerging research suggests that nutrition plays a crucial role in pain modulation. This narrative review aims to explore the relationship between nutrition and pain, providing a comprehensive overview of recent literature. The review covers various dietary factors, including macronutrients, micronutrients, dietary patterns, and specific dietary interventions. Additionally, the potential mechanisms underlying the impact of nutrition on pain are discussed. The findings highlight the potential for dietary interventions to complement traditional pain management approaches and provide valuable insights for future research and clinical practice.