Many people think that women have a higher pain tolerance than men, but researchers have recently found that might not be the case.
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Sex, Gender, and Pain: A Review of Recent Clinical and Experimental Findings
"Consistent with our previous reviews, current human findings regarding sex differences in experimental pain indicate greater pain sensitivity among females compared with males for most pain modalities, including more recently implemented clinically relevant pain models such as temporal summation of pain and intramuscular injection of algesic substances."
Gender, Coping and the Perception of Pain
"A consistent pattern of effects was found, over both behavioral and self-report measures of pain. Compared to females, males exhibited less negative pain responses when focusing on the sensory component of pain (i.e. increased threshold, tolerance and lower sensory pain)."
Culture and Gender Effects in Pain Beliefs and the Prediction of Pain Tolerance
"Consistent with their beliefs, Indian participants had higher pain tolerance than those in the United States, and males had higher pain tolerance than females."
The effects of experimenter characteristics on pain reports in women and men
"Results indicated a significant main effect for professional status of the experimenter on pain tolerance. Subjects tolerated pain longer when they were tested by a professional experimenter."
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No no no it not true we male have high blood pressure to heal fast wound but woman have low pressure it take long to heal wound
im pretty much saying male feels less pain than woman
im really hate when woman are not saying true it are begin daniel
im have proof its man was in cold water without feels pain with ice block https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUQwFZ_xFdM
Woman can withstand more pain when it is inflicted by another person BECAUSE people take it easier on women. Men arent going to punch women as hard as they do other men, even in sports we take it easy on women.
Whereas women will go 100% on a man and it probably doesn't really have an effect on him, most women dont have the strength, ability, coordination to even deliver a proper punch.
You know what. I have the answer. Pain is a protective mechanism, it protects you from potentially harm like the time you put your hands on the stove. Being a woman, to bear children the woman body is wired to have a more robust protective mechanism from pain meaning more acute pain receptors. So the answer is man have a higher tolerance for pain, sorry woman.
I don’t know. I think it could totally be up to an individual and their experience. When I got a tattoo I was talking to the tattoo artist and I asked if women take pain better. He said without a doubt. He was tattooing my upper wrist which can be the more painful as it’s near the palm and before he even started the tattoo he told me he tattooed a guy in that exact spot and he fainted and vomited everywhere.
Also I dont think a study with only 100 people can really be that accurate to billions of people.
i'm a guy but I really don't like this argument what ever it is to empower women or to make guys feel tough it shouldn't matter to use that much because when I though that women had a stronger pain tolerance then men it made me feel failed a little bit like their was nothing I couldn't do to change what I was just does it matter
It doesn't matter what kind of things both women AND men go through. The body simply doesn't work that way. Some females don't even give birth and don't know the pain. So when giving birth to their first baby, the body isn't aware of what amount of pain it's about to go through. _But_ say if someone (the female) has giving birth multiple times, only then their body will grow some sort of toleration to the pain.
Let me just say it here. Women are stronger then men whether you like it or not. We are the ones who give birth, go through periods every month, puking because of pregnancy. And we can handle it. Sorry, men.
lmao i dont get why guys have to suddenly say women are pathetic once hearing that they have a higher pain tolerance, like...whoo big accomplishment? gfu? ur body doesnt tell ur brain that ur in trouble as much as women bodies do?
also it makes guys think that suddenly their pain tolerance is 10x higher than women. they said higher, not "men have no pain and women cry about everything"
thats just from what ive been seeing in the comments btw, not every guy i guess..
Painful experiences increase a person's tolerance. Men tend to get injured more due to doing more dangerous activities, so they are often exposed to more pain earlier. My pain tolerance before kids was really low. Now? It's MUCH higher. I still don't ever want to pass a kidney stone.
we can tolerate more environmental pain because our body are designed to tolerate more our skin is thicker we also have hair on our skin which an extra shield and many other factors. I don't think we can tolerate giving birth because women have hormones that helps them with it that we simply don't have at least not with the required amount. The point is comparing pain doesn't really mean a lot we have always knew that man can just take more physical loads than women it's actually surprising that this not obvious I mean look for size and muscles mass difference between men and women bodies. what is really interesting is the psychological side of it
I just found out about this misconception. Do people really think women tolerate less pain? From my personal experience, the girls of these days are gigantic crybabies. I try avoiding them. The women I actually like are the older ones because they seem so much chill.
OKAY FOR ALL YOU PEOPLE FIGHTING! Men are women are perfect, without men we wouldn't have buildings and a family, and without women we wont have kids or people taking care of us.
We are both perfect the way we are, just because boys are tougher doesn't mean you should get all shit up about it.
Some men (most of them) are really but REALLY racist and i just wish i can give them the slap of respect and be sorry for the resg of their lives
Also,if they think they are stronger,can they bleed seven days and survive?No,so shut up!
We really even each other out. Men and women each have things they do better than the other sex. So no men aren't better then women. And women aren't better then men. Also personally believe it really depends on the person. I mean sometimes a woman might be just as good or better then something a man is usually better at. And sometimes a man might be just as good or better than something a woman is usually better at. Like I have been able to out run some guys or be just as fast. Or like I've seen where some guys are able to do multitasking just as good as most women.
(note I am a female)
let's see broke the same toenail twice, fractured then broke the same arm, gotten hit on the face and back of head multiple times (like a 100 times), fell on my face, injured my other arm last school semester, a few bruises from carrying the school instrument and from other shit, and scratches from my cat
and only once I cried
I know I am late but here is what I think, I may be wrong btw.
I think that girls feel pain quicker but get over it quicker, like say I sprained something, I would feel hurt for about 3 minutes but would then move on.
If you didn’t know this which most people don’t all babies start out as a mostly female fetus then change into a male inside the womb that is why men have nipples I am not making this up it is a real fact, in saying this I give you evidence that men are more evolved than women
Some of this not true. There are some psychological indifferences too, like how men generally feel the need to be more “manly.” While IN GENRAL women are not constantly told to “man up.” Women biologically feel less pain because estrogen can muffle pain.
For young women not taking exogenous hormones does the time of the month make a difference? What about cross sex horomones? What about food or water. It’s interesting that opioids constrict the pupils. They will result in pinpoint pupils in total darkness if the dosage is high enough. This is the opposite of what pain reportedly does.
Something that women probably don’t realize is that a blow to the testicles causes delayed refered pain. The pain is felt in the upper abdomen and it takes about 30 seconds to a minute to build up to a peak.
I remember watching a video with Teens being maced in the face, just to see what it felt like, and the girls were the first to scream and cry around, while the guys obviously not enjoying it nonetheless kept their shit together.
Actually can’t deal with all these people thinking being a feminist is a bad thing, feminism is about equality between genders, and to make fun of it and say you’re not a feminist, is quite honestly equivalent to saying you’re racist because by not being a feminist makes you sexist, cause you therefore don’t believe in equality 😂😂
El Kl feminism is a joke well now it is, all those man hating crazy women give it a bad name that's why most women don't call themselves a feminist but believe in equal rights, but honestly why would u want equal rights as men, as a man it can suck. We're expected to be brave, tough, not allowed to show emotional side without being called a puss, have to support families, harder to get a girl, boners in public, not allowed to hut girls even if they're hitting u 1st, have to attend consent classes, have harder jobs, war, last to be rescued in hostage situation etc etc, women be happy ur a woman bc being a man can suck lol also single mothers get praised but single fathers get looked down upon what's up with that lmao
If someone asked me to focus on the emotions caused by the pain I think I'd be so puzzled by the request that it might help dull the pain. The only emotion would be feeling older, and that ain't an emotion.
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