Respiratory movement and pain thresholds in airway environmental sensitivity, asthma and COPD
Respiratory Medicine, 05/21/2012
Johansson EL et al. – Patients with “sensory hyperreactivity” (SHR) have evident signs of dysfunctional breathing and appeared to be most similar to the COPD group except for lung function. Lower pain thresholds among the patients indicate a general up–regulation of the sensory nerve system.