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Old 03-06-2012, 10:19 AM
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Default Redheads feel a different kind of pain

Redheads are more sensitive to some kinds of pain and less sensitive to others.

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An increasing number of studies show that redheads are differently constituted in terms of pain perception and body reactions. Research reveals that redheads:

* are more sensitive to cold
* are less responsive to subcutaneously administered anaesthetics [under the skin]
* suffer more from toothaches and are more frightened of dentists
* are at greater risk of developing sclerosis and endometriosis

Some studies indicate that redheads are more prone to illness because they prefer to keep out of the sun and so lack vitamin D, or because their ability to absorb the vitamin is less efficient.
I guess that's what you get for not having a soul. :sadno:
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Old 03-06-2012, 02:34 PM
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Hmm. Well, pain is a common symptom of Vitamin D deficiency, and Vitamin D deficiency is associated with multiple sclerosis. And redheads are notoriously prone to sunburn, so there could be something to this.
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It's probably also true that those who live with, and are married to readheads, feel a different kind of pain.
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I, for one, support this use of gingers in painful medical experiments.
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I, for one, support this use of gingers in painful medical experiments.
But on which side? Experimenter or subject?
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I guess that's what you get for not having a soul. :sadno:
On behalf of soulless people everywhere, I take great offense at this statement and will no longer be advertising on your radio program. Furthermore, I am boycotting Keebler cookies and cuckoo clocks.
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Gingers, please treat them gingerly.
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This only applies to real redheads, I suppose. :sad:
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