WATCH: How much pain can we realistically take?


From a small pang of pain to absolute agony, it's never a good feeling if you get hurt. But, is there an upper limit to the pain that we can withstand?

The human pain threshold seems to differ from person to person, yes. But everyone has a cut-off point - right?

In this video, we explore the science behind pain. Why we feel it, what it's for, and why some pains are said to be much worse than others.

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