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What does the substantia nigra do?

What does the substantia nigra do?

A lot!: Whole chapters in neuroanatomy are dedicated to the substantia nigra, but a short answer would be: it is indirectly involved with our muscle control including eye movement, and also the reward seeking/addictive, and learning aspects to our brain. When this part of the brain is damaged it causes parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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How does the substantia nigra cause depression?

No: The substantia nigra is part of the movement system and not the emotion system. For example, destruction of Dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra is the cause of parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your nipples turn dark purple?

What does it mean if your nipples turn dark purple?

Purple nipples: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. ...Read more

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Does smelly hair syndrome go away?

With shampoo: I never heard of smelly hair syndrome, but generally good daily hygiene, including the use of shampoo in your hair, should cure a smelly hair issue. ...Read more

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Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

No: They will usually not go away on their own, occasionally dermatologist can try some cosmetic things to reduce the lesions. ...Read more

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What color does a hickey turn right before it goes away?

What color does a hickey turn right before it goes away?

Hickey changes: A hickey is a discolored area on the skin that results when small blood vessels break under the skin, causing a type of bruise (purpura). The appearance will normally change in appearance and color over time from red/purple to yellow/green then brown. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get two vertical lines on an EPT early pregnancy test?

What does it mean when you get two vertical lines on an EPT early pregnancy test?

Read instructions: The instructions are usually on the box. It is best to clarify results against the guidance on the box. If you are unclear then get a digital test that says pregnant or not pregnant- or go to the doctor for more specific testing. ...Read more

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This morning i noticed my linea nigra is darker. Is it possible for this line darken even if you are not pregnant?

This morning i noticed my linea nigra is darker. Is it possible for this line darken even if you are not pregnant?

Yes: Definitely the linea nigra isn't a sign of pregnancy, . If you're worried you are pregnant, take a home pregnancy test. They are fast and accurate. Good luck. ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

How early in pregnancy does your waistline start expanding?

Depends: it isnusually more noticeable in women who have smaller waistlines to begin with but usually by early in the second trimester you will have some expansion ...Read more

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Ovulation, can it go un noticed?

Ovulation, can it go un noticed?

Notice ovulation: Many women are completely unaware of when they ovulate because they don't notice any symptoms. ...Read more

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Does pityarisis rosea mean you have HIV?

Does pityarisis rosea mean you have HIV?

No connection: Pityriasis rosea has also been mistaken with other similar scaly patches, like fungal infection, syphilis, etc. Usually, pityriasis rosea will clear on its own in 8-10 without medical intervention. If concerned, see a dermatologist for evaluation, tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does ovulation bleeding lookl ike?

What does ovulation bleeding lookl ike?

Ovulation: A surge in lh hormone levels matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. Signs that confirm ovulation are change in cervical mucus or some abdominal discomfort or spotting due to the change in hormone levels. This spotting results if the lining is thick but should be similar to a period. It should last only 1-3 days only. If longer or heavier, i would talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What is the line down a pregnant woman's belly called? How long does it take to show up?

What is the line down a pregnant woman's belly called? How long does it take to show up?

Linea nigra - varies: The latin term for black line - linea nigra - describes the hyperpigmentation noted frequently on pregnant women's lower abdominal skin. This depends on your skin type and is not uniformly present - ergo its appearance is also variable in timing. It usually fades postpartum, although it can persist long-term. ...Read more

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Dark patches on areola does it mean im pregnant?

Dark patches on areola does it mean im pregnant?

Positive test?: If there is not a positive pregnancy test then dark areola are not diagnostic for the same. Areolar pigmentation can occur for reasons other than pregnancy especially in non white individuals. ...Read more

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Why does erythema multiforma take so long to go away?

Why does erythema multiforma take so long to go away?

Underlying problem: Erythema multiforme is often caused by an underlying problem, such as a smoldering infection or a chronic inflammatory condition. Until that is found and treated, the em will persist. Your doctor can help you find the underlying cause, if there is one. ...Read more

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Does every girl/woman get breast growth pains? And if not, does it effect how they turn out?

Does every girl/woman get breast growth pains? And if not, does it effect how they turn out?

Breast tenderness: Can occur around the time of your menstrual period. They are not growing pains. If you are noticing the growth of a mass or a particular area of tenderness, see your doctor. ...Read more