Neurons: A cell that is transmitting information using neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters: A chemical released at the end of a nerve, telling the…
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From Inflamed to Electric: My Journey with Crohn's, Arthritis, and Vagus Nerve Stimulation
“I’m not afraid of death; I’m an old physicist — I’m afraid of time.”
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Efferent: 10% to 20% of the vagus nerve's fibers are efferent, delivering information from the brain to the organs. Afferent: 80% to 90% of the vagus…
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By Many Dints of Victory
It all started with a horseshoe.
Oh, a trouble’s a ton or a trouble’s an ounce or a trouble is what you make it.
The status quo is a surprisingly powerful contender. But if history has taught us anything, it is that while it may start as the underdog, truth and…
NOTE: This newsletter might be cut short by your email program. Click Here to view it in full. Dear Dr. Tracey, I wanted to take an opportunity to thank…
For Janice… who through her brief time on earth, changed my life… and the trajectory of human existence. This one’s for you. Vincent van Gogh painted…
Mark Twain once wrote that “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.”
A Scotch Presbyterian and an Italian Roman Catholic walk into a bar...