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Offline LePatron7

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« on: July 21, 2014, 03:18:51 am »
"What the researchers discovered was that within each of our brains there exists a population of neural stem cells which are continually replenished and can differentiate into brain neurons.

Fortunately, many of the factors that influence our DNA to produce BDNF factors are under our direct control."

The brain has the ability to regenerate itself, like any other part of the body. Likely includes many parts of the brain and isn't limited to just the brain - also spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.
"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell

I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.

Nocebo Effect - a detrimental effect on health produced by psychological or psychosomatic factors such as negative expectations of treatment or prognosis

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