There is probably some fast pain in CP

AMPA/kainate or kainic acid/AMPA, as it is sometimes called, orginally was thought to be exclusively part of fast pain and therefore not to be part of central pain. However, since A/K does participate in excitotoxic injury, fast pain may be a component of CP. Opiate production is responsive to excitotoxic injury which leads to either fast or chronic pain chemical sets.

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A Time for Pain?

There is a problem with the “logon” at this site, preventing comments. We appreciate all comments, but ask your indulgence while this is being fixed. We still receive the surveys however, and these remarks inform us that one of the main topics on people’s minds is whether God notices that they are in pain.

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Not Reeking with Happiness?

There are many things about central pain which appear disgusting to observers: apparent mental weakness; failure to acknowledge God’s supposed direct dispensation of the pain in response to your transgressions; unusual and abbreviated clothing; exhaustion; avoidance of movement; and pervasive severe depression. All this stuff pretty much makes you “uncool” to the public and annoying to your doctor.

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