Smoking may raise prevalence of chronic pain in seniors

04/14/2013 | DailyRx.com

Swedish researchers surveyed 1,141 people 65 and older, and found that those who smoked were more likely to report chronic pain than former smokers and nonsmokers. Passive smoking also was associated with a higher prevalence of chronic pain. Among respondents with chronic pain, smokers experienced more intense pain. The findings appear in the journal Pain Practice.

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