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The work also may lead to therapies for allodynia, a nerve condition that causes some people to misperceive something normally not-so-cold as painful.
Data has shown that the best chance of giving migraine sufferers relief with triptans — a class of migraine-specific medications — is taking them early in the attack, before the process of allodynia becomes established, says Grosberg.
With allodynia, normally nonpainful stimuli — like brushing your hair, wearing a hat or a loose ponytail, and feeling water wash over your hair in the shower — become painful.
Blocking the PD-1 receptor in mice by giving a molecule called RMP1-14 increased pain, and caused allodynia, or painful reactions to normally non-painful stimuli, the study found.
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