Does pain affect the respiration?

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Additionally, the presence of pain was also considered, according to Courtois et al. (2017) pain effects respiration by increasing its flow, frequency, and volume. Slow breathing may also be linked to pain reduction, but the evidence explaining this underlying physiological mechanism is deficient. The use of opioids, e.g., morphine was also considered as this causes respiratory depression, which is defined as shallow breathing with a rise in peripheral PCO2 and a fall in peripheral oxygen,...
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