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68) Sleep Better

Open your third eye . Our Pineal gland is our third eye . It’s the light meter. At night it secretes melatonin which induces sleep. When we age may pineal gland calcify , leading to difficulty in sleep. 15 more words


Day #182: Review - Modulation of soleus stretch reflexes during walking in people with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury

Today is my third attempt at a critical review paper. Since my PI gets a copy, so do all of you! You can read my first looking at… 746 more words


“Red flag symptoms – Exertional onset, chest pain, dyspnea, low back pain, palpitations, severe headache, focal neurologic deficits, diplopia, ataxia, or dysarthria. …Syncope can occur without reduction in cerebral blood flow in patients who have severe metabolic derangements (eg, hypoglycemia, hyponatremia, hypoxemia, hypercarbia).

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Research studies demonstrated that brain health may ultimately be associated with obesity. Scientists also reported that obesity affects the overall size and function of the brain, as well as specifically altering certain neuronal circuits… 46 more words…

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What Causes Alzheimer's Disease?

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a condition I’ve become very familiar with over the last few years. As the most common form of dementia, it’s a condition I’ve seen many times during my time as a care assistant, as well as something I see as a nursing assistant now. 1,695 more words


Day #181: Know your spinal cord - Tabes dorsalis

We’ve made it to day twenty-four of fun spinal cord knowledge! If you’re just joining us, we have a whole new neuroanatomy category for you to find all the posts in this series in reverse chronological order. 774 more words