The good news is Mom’s stroke, while not small, didn’t leave behind the amount of damage it could have. Dr. S was pleased that she is still mobile albeit with supervision for the time being. 817 more words
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If dopamine facilitates connection and over-production of dopamine makes events seems to run together, then dopamine’s underproduction generates a more choppy experience. On the other end of the dopamine spectrum from schizophrenia’s over-production, dopamine deficit is tied to the shaking and jerky movements of Parkinson’s disease, and the abrupt attention shifts of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). 1,378 more words
It’s now vividly showing lucid impairments that obstruction in every aspect domain in a time blindness to the future! A myopic curse of living in the moment pounders clueless … 71 more words
Structural differences in basal ganglia of elite running versus martial arts athletes: a diffusion tensor imaging study.
Exp Brain Res. 2015
Chang YK1, Tsai JH, Wang CC, Chang EC.
1Graduate Institute of Athletics and Coaching Science, National Taiwan Sport University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. 226 more words
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A person you know has just had a stroke. This, naturally, is terrible news. Apart from the initial damage, the effects can linger for years. But sometimes, the effects that linger are weird but fantastic.
Along with a risk of hypertension, heart disease and diabetes, scientists have come up with another reason to avoid obesity: Brain shrinkage.
A UCLA study released last week shows the brains of obese older adults are on average 8 percent smaller than their more fit counterparts. 473 more words