Smokers are more likely to experience pain, the study
Compared to people leading a healthy lifestyle, smokers often complain of musculoskeletal pain, the researchers from the School of Public Health, University of Kentucky. Scientists investigated the status of more than 6,000 women who took part in the survey Kentucky Womens Health Registry, writes The Times of India.
Based on the responses of women regarding their health, experts pitched member groups. Were taken into account age, bad habits in the form of cigarettes and the number of cigarettes smoked per day. Appeared, smokers often complain of chronic pain, according to a report published in the journal Pain.
Those who smoked a pack every day or even more, also said the strong effect of chronic pain on their lives. The authors survey indicate that cough caused by smoking cigarettes leads to an increase in intra-abdominal pressure and back pain. A nicotine can reduce the pain threshold, making the pain receptors more sensitive. Therefore, the number of cigarettes effect on the pain directly.