Questions tagged [pain]

An unpleasant feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli.

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Instant, painless amputation via high-pressure steam

Several years ago, a friend of mine who had a long career as a commercial/industrial plumber related an anecdote about a colleague who was working at a power plant. He was in the vicinity of a high-...
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Is pain tolerance lower in the morning?

Being a night owl, I was joking around with a friend of mine that dentists like to schedule morning sessions to kick up a notch on the torture factor. However, someone mentioned that pain tolerances ...
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Did Dave Elman contribute to an open heart surgery with hypnosis as the only anesthetic?

Colonel H.L. Elman (Dave's son): Among my father's many accomplishments, one that I treasure is the story of the man who was too weak for ANY of the many kinds of anesthesia drugs available in the ...
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Could pain through stretching increase general pain tolerance?

I found a how-to guide (not exactly a reliable source, I know) that claims that e.g. stretching your legs to the point of pain to increase flexibility also increases your general tolerance to pain: ...
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Does the pelvic clock help flat back syndrome as claimed

There is a product called the pelvic clock that claims to have numerous benefits for back and hip conditions and pain once of those conditions it claims to improve is Flat Back Syndrome. is there ...