Hyperalgesia

by Teri Robert, Lead Expert

Hyperalgesia.

Hyperalgesia is increased sensitivity to pain or enhanced intensity of pain.

We sometimes discuss hyperalgesia when discussing the impact of opioid medications on Migraine.

You can read more about hyperalgesia, opioids, and Migraines:

For more terms, see our Migraine and Headache Glossary.

 

Medical review by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.


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Last updated February 11, 2010

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