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ANS: Receptors without innervation

Some receptors that respond to autonomic drugs, however, receive no innervation, like:

  • Muscarinic receptors in the endothelium of blood vessels
  • Some pre-synaptic receptors
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Fundamental #1: Digestion pt. 1 - The Brain

As we progress through this blog, I’ll be highlighting certain ideas, foods, nutrients, supplements that are fundamental or foundational to optimal health at home as well as (and potentially even more so) on the go. 456 more words

Digestion

Consciousness as an Emergent Phenomenon

Healthy memory has a great deal of difficulty trying to prove the obvious.  It is obvious to healtymemory that consciousness is an emergent phenomenon.  It is an output that emerges from the complex neuronal activity of the brain.  474 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

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We have three different types of nerves in our bodies: motor, sensory, and autonomic. Motor nerves control movement. Sensory nerves control sensation. Autonomic nerves control the things we don’t think about—digestion, circulation, and body temperature, for example. 708 more words

The Dead

The seventh cryptomind discussed in “The Mind Club” is The Dead.  The stated purpose of this chapter is “”Why—and how—humans perceive the minds of the deceased so vividly is the subject of this chapter.”  There is no need for this explanation.  633 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Autonomic is All Powerful

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is what is broken inside my body.

I realize that the common thought is that something is wrong with my heart because my heart rate gets insanely high and always thinks I’m in the middle of sprinting.  469 more words

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Blog 40: Anger & Anxiety- Part 1

In today’s blog we will discuss Anger and Anxiety. Anger is an important emotion experienced by humans of every world culture. However, this strong feeling/emotion is often a tricky feeling to experience and to navigate healthily. 793 more words