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Substance P ________ .

  1. a. increases pain-related signals
  2. b. is a natural painki1ler
  3. c. is the active ingredient in aspirin

Summary Introduction

Introduction: Pain is a sensation that arises due to some injury or inflammation. The neurotransmitter that acts as substance P enhances pain perception in the body by stimulating pain receptors.

Explanation

Reason for the correct statement:

Substance P is a neuromodulator that stimulates pain-related signals. They cause spinal interneurons to send more pain-related signals to the sensory cortex. If the level of substance P is elevated in an individual, his perception of pain will be increased.

Hence, option a. is correct.

Reasons for the incorrect statement:

Option b...

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