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Do you have a high or low tolerance for pain, and do men or women have a higher pain threshold?


Is it just a myth that women have babies because men couldn't handle the pain or is it true that women have a higher tolerance for pain? Do you cry when you prick your finger or just shake it off when you break an arm?

 

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    Michael S. (ithabise) 4 years ago

    "Best Answer!" Ha!Ha! Although I won't be a credible adviser here 'cause I'm a man :) I think you're right about this. Very reasonable, practical, and observational. I think men can take more pain. Find that article!


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    Charlu 4 years ago

    That's funny naming the stones . I've got more metal in me holding bones together and wire than I care to mention and have shrugged it off, but a tooth ache Ahhhhh

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    Charlu 4 years ago

    I applaud you for being able to sleep in between contractions WOW Breathing techniques do help in some cases Thanks


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    Charlu 4 years ago

    I am going to have to agree with you on this one and add that people who have experienced more pain (me/ accident prone Annie)) tolerate it maybe a little better because of the other intense pain we've suffered.

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    Charlu 4 years ago

    Hmmmm That is very interesting from a health care workers experience and point of view. Thanks

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    Charlu 4 years ago

    Ditto on the broken bones and horse thing except most of mine were on the ground either getting kicked by somebody elses horse or trying to save my dog lol Still have them and love them and glad to hear you still ride :) Thanks

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    DS Duby 4 years ago

    I don't take pain meds of anykind