women and pain part 2


Do women experience more pain than men? Is pain more severe in women? Or, are women just overly emotional about their pain? Jennifer Bolen, an attorney and founder of The Legal Side of Pain shares how her own struggle with pain has given her firsthand knowledge of gender disparities in the medical system. Then Dr. Roger Fillingim, Director of the University of Florida Pain Research and Intervention Center reveals what’s really known about the prevalence of pain in women, details about sexual differences in pain, and what the future holds for gender specific therapies.