Diet, Chronic Pain and Disability

The CNP Diet, Chronic Pain and Disability Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake, pain, and disability. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP-written abstract summary, click “CNP Summary.” While only some of the CNP-written abstract summaries are available below for free, all abstract summaries are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership.

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2023

Mediterranean diet and oxidative stress: A relationship with pain perception in Endometriosis

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2021

Improvement of inflammation and pain after three months’ exclusion diet in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients

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2023

Irritable bowel syndrome and mental health comorbidity — approach to multidisciplinary management

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2024

Eating habits and the desire to eat healthier among patients with chronic pain: a registry-based study

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2024

Dietary fibre confers therapeutic effects in a preclinical model of Huntington’s disease.

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2024

Dietary wheat amylase trypsin inhibitors exacerbate CNS inflammation in experimental multiple sclerosis.

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2023

Association of higher Mediterranean diet adherence with lower prevalence of disability and symptom severity, depression, anxiety, stress, sleep quality, cognitive impairment, and physical inactivity in older adults with multiple sclerosis

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2023

The effect of an anti-inflammatory diet on chronic pain: A pilot study

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2023

A low-fat diet improves fatigue in multiple sclerosis: Results from a randomized controlled trial

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2023

Global trends in research of pain–gut-microbiota relationship and how nutrition can modulate this link

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2021

Elevated dietary ω-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids induce reversible peripheral nerve dysfunction that exacerbates comorbid pain conditions

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2022

High-fat diet causes mechanical allodynia in the absence of injury or diabetic pathology

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2022

Mediterranean diet and changes in frequency, severity, and localization of pain in older adults: The Seniors-ENRICA Cohorts

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2022

Relationship between diet and relative risk of pain in a cross-sectional analysis of the REGARDS longitudinal study

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2022

Participants with chronic pain do not perceive diet as a contributing factor to their pain: a survey-based study

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2022

Does diet play a role in reducing nociception related to inflammation and chronic pain?

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2020

Effects of nutritional interventions in the control of musculoskeletal pain: An integrative review

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2018

Chronic musculoskeletal pain and function improve with a plant-based diet

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2021

Poor diet quality is associated with self-reported knee pain in community-dwelling women aged 50 years and older

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2018

High-fat diet exacerbates postoperative pain and inflammation in a sex-dependent manner

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2021

Effect of anti-inflammatory diets on pain in rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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2021

Gluten-free diet reduces pain in women with myofascial pain in masticatory muscles: A preliminary randomized controlled trial

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2019

A systematic review and meta-analysis of nutrition interventions for chronic noncancer pain

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2022

Impact of diet on pain perception in women with endometriosis: A systematic review

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2020

Dietary patterns and interventions to alleviate chronic pain

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2022

Chronic pain precedes disrupted eating behavior in low-back pain patients

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2020

Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive effects of cocoa: A review on future perspectives in treatment of pain

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2021

Beneficial effect of Mediterranean diet on disease activity and cardiovascular risk in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: a cross-sectional study

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2021

Anti-inflammatory diet and inflammatory bowel disease: what clinicians and patients should know?

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2021

Inflammatory diseases and vitamin E-what do we know and where do we go?

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2021

The effects of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory capacity of diet on psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis phenotype: nutrition as therapeutic tool?

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2021

Ideal food pyramid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A narrative review

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2021

A bioavailable form of curcumin, in combination with vitamin-D- and omega-3-enriched diet, modifies disease onset and outcomes in a murine model of collagen-induced arthritis

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2021

A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of an anti-inflammatory nutritional intervention in patients with fibromyalgia

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2019

Nutritional intervention may improve migraine severity: a pilot study