algogenic


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Related to algogenic: allodynia, hyperalgesia

algogenic

producing pain.
See also: Pain
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Intrathecal magnesium sulfate attenuates algogenic behavior and spinal amino acids release after kainic acid receptor activation in rats.
Later, Manaka adapted the technique for the use associated with acupuncture points, known to have greater electrical conductivity, as well as application in other injuries caused by trauma or injury, with release of sodium ions (Na+), calcium (Ca++) and other algogenic substances in addition to potassium ion, responsible for nociceptive stimuli (Manaka et al., 1995).
Release of prostaglandins E and F in an algogenic reaction and its inhibition.
lanio venom acts causing pain and potentiating the algogenic effect of other venom compounds [32, 33].
Flahaut, Release of Prostaglandin E and F in an Algogenic Reaction and its Inhibition, Eur.
[5] Apnea is also produced by the activation of vasosensory reflexes by algogenic substances.
This observation is common in groups of patients with cancer-related NP (24, 25) and is explained by the accumulation of algogenic mechanisms during the natural history of the disease.
The analgesic effect is explained by the influence on the painful pulses, via activation of mesencephalic system of blockade, while humoral effect is explained by heat reaction and reduction of algogenic substances at the level of receptors [3, 9].
As described, EA can inhibit the release of algogenic neurotransmitters by regulating the activity of endogenous opioid peptides in the spinal cord and the DRG, thereby achieving the purpose of alleviating visceral pain [64].
Prostanoids have algogenic and vasoactive properties that contribute to pain pathophysiology [45].
Tringali, "Correlation between algogenic effects of calcitonin-gene-related peptide (CGRP) and activation of trigeminal vascular system, in an in vivo experimental model of nitroglycerin-induced sensitization," European Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Although activation of both peripheral (decrease in chemical algogenic mediators, activation of segmental inhibitor pathways) and central inhibitor mechanisms have been suggested regarding the neurophysiological mechanisms of manual therapy, reflex inhibition and sympathetic stimulation theories are worth considering.