Quiz: How much do you know about pain?
The majority of Americans have experienced pain in some form over the course of their lifetimes. In fact, pain affects tens of millions of Americans, according to the National Center of Biotechnology Information.
Pain can be a warning that something is wrong. There are many different forms of pain; some pain is acute and some is chronic.
But does everyone experience it in the same way? Do specific groups have different thresholds for their pain tolerance?
How much do you know about pain?
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