Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Editorial Volume 4 Issue 7

Pain

Dalamagka Maria*

Anesthesia Department, General Hospital of Larisa, Greece

*Corresponding Author: Dalamagka Maria, Anesthesia Department, General Hospital of Larisa, Greece.

Received: May 23, 2020; Published: May 29, 2020

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  Pain acts as a protective mechanism of the body, by forcing the person to react so that it is removed from the stimulus. It is important not only for cases where there is marked tissue damage, but also for everyday simple activities. Thus, when a person sits on the hips for a long time, it is possible to damage the tissues due to the inhibition of the skin's blood supply to the places where the skin is compressed by body weight. When the skin starts to ache because of ischemia, the person completely unconsciously changes position. However, when the sensation of pain is lost, as is the case with spinal cord injury, the person cannot feel the pain and thus does not change position.

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Citation

Citation: Dalamagka Maria. “Pain". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.7 (2020): 01-02.



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