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When I Run My Brain Hurts
Not your brain: The brain has no pain sensors, so it literally can't be the source of the pain you are feeling. What you are experiencing probably has to do with muscle tension in your scalp, which can be quite painful. May have to do with decreased circulation as your body recruits blood to the muscles needed to climb or run. ...Read more
Can be disastrous: Certain drugs such as meth, cocaine, can cause stroke and brain hemorrhages, but others can cause delusions, hallucinations, agitation, psychotic behavior. If you have such a history, you need far more help than we can provide here, but a Concierge visit might allow us to guide you to eventual rehab stabilization. ...Read more
What are the main nerves that run through the spine and brain that most other nerves branch from? Can they be repaired if damaged?
Spinal cord: The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brain down to the space between the first and second lumbar vertebrae. Nerves branch off the SC that innervate other body regions/parts. Depending on the extent of the injury and the time frame at which the injury is tended to will depend on the ability for the area to heal, if at all. ...Read more
I keep running into tables and doorways and doors. Is there a brain reason for this to be the case?
My friends is taking 2 to 3 grams of cocaine daily from 6 months. When & what will be the side effect on his brain and body in the long run?
Yes, death: I agree with dr. Villaplana that extended use of Cocaine like this does lead to death. Until that point, some effects you & your friend might want to know about include abdominal pain and nausea, irregular heart beat, heart attack, chest pain, respiratory failure, stroke, seizures and headaches. So while the drug may bring euphoria, it also comes with scarier things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During concentration while im relaxing i feel waves running through my body and brain and these waves massage my body and gives me feeling of pleasure?
Not sure: Ringing or clicking seem to be separate processes. Might be TMJ problems (see: http://goo.Gl/pfhce), or you might just want to work on strengthening your brain (i like deepak chopra's http://goo.Gl/iuuty). ...Read more
Why do non-contact activities like running put someone who is concussed at risk for permanent brain damage?
Even non-contact: sports require energy and increased metabolism of many organs, including the brain. A concussed brain is a bruised brain and it is important to allow the injury to heal as best as it can and to avoid strenuous activities of all sorts until your physician feels it is safe. ...Read more
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