Eps 1551: The Secret Of Nerve

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Ronnie Rodriguez

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We are going to give you the inside secrets on how to manage the pain from pinched nerves No matter where in your body, you are going to experience pain from a pinched nerve. It is no secret that pain from your nerves can disrupt your daily routines and be debilitating. For many people, it is impossible to pinpoint what causes their nerve pain, even after a thorough examination. The cause of your pain also needs to be identified and tested, as pinched nerve pain is similar to that experienced with other medical conditions.
You should never delay treatment of the pinched nerve pain for too long, because doing so could result in severe complications. Relieving your nerve pain does not need to be complicated; you can do it right at home. Try any one of these methods for dealing with nerve pain the next time you are experiencing it. One of the best home remedies for nerve pain, rotating hot and cold compresses may significantly decrease the pain and encourage healing.
While conventional medicines may provide some relief, there are many other ways you can lessen your nerve pain. Apple cider vinegar may be helpful for a variety of ailments, including helping with the relief of nerve pain. A great anti-inflammatory, apple cider vinegar may help fight the inflammation caused by nerve pain. The hope is that someday, we will be able to trigger neural repair in people who suffer from a nerve injury.
People have the same genes used by fish and frogs to regenerate, but humans cannot turn on any specific set of genes. The problem is, humans lack the ability to regenerate the nerves of our central nervous system like fish and frogs can. The main barrier to regeneration of other nerve fibers is the presence of inhibitory factors in the environment of an adult central nervous system, researchers wrote in a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience.
Nerve impulses travel through synapses, through chemical mediators, from one nerve fiber to the next. Researchers only recently discovered an olfactory nerve, which they think is the pathway by which pheromones are processed. If pheromones were able to stimulate nerve endings that carry their signals directly to the regions of the brain controlling sexual reproduction, bypassing the cerebral cortex, where awareness emerges, they might function as a kind of invisible olfactory cupid--putting a romantic sparkle in a particular members eyes from a different gender--and we would never know. Many scientists think pheromones, those quiet chemical messages traded between members of the opposite sex as they seek mates, transmit subliminal signals to the brain via certain cranial nerves.
This secret nerve, absent from textbooks yet shared by creatures ranging from sharks to humans, remains, as with the intimate functions it serves, shrouded in secrecy. Because one particular cranial nerve is located before the olfactory nerve, this new nerve was supposed to have been called the C-Neuron. When this nerve was discovered in the whale, scientists speculated this small nerve could also be found in humans. In addition to the anatomical evidence that nerve zero links the nose with parts of the brain controlling sexual reproduction, there is now compelling physiological evidence that - in fish, at least - nerve zero may serve as a sensory system to react to sexual pheromones and to modulate reproductive behaviour.
Nerve zero connected to parts of the brain controlling reproduction, which released the powerful sex hormone into the blood. The vagus nerve system is an important part of the way our bodies and our brains work; without it, our bodies could not perform basic tasks, and stimulating it, we can reap powerful health benefits. The vagus nerve system acts to balance our fight-or-flight responses, and it can induce the relaxation response in our bodies. In humans, their sciatic nerve runs from their lower back to the back of the foot -- when it is irritation or injury, it causes neuropathic pain.
Nerves throughout the body send pain signals to the brain, where those signals, and others, are interpreted as pain, touch, and temperature. His earlier research focused on a portion of the spinal cord that receives pain signals from nerves throughout the body. Her earlier studies looked at the spinal cords of rats, which researchers often use as a model system for understanding pain. To simulate neuropathic pain, Salvemini and her team first sedated rats, and then tied a silk cord around their sciatic nerves to create irritation.
Injecting the promising drug, called CARTp, into a healthy rats spinal cord caused the animal to suddenly feel sensitive to cold and touch--just like the rats suffering from pinched nerves. After recovering from surgery, rats with the sciatica pinched nerve became far more sensitive to cold and touch. Now, with diseases like glaucoma or other optic neuropathy, optic nerves are damaged. Light information is transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve.
If the nerve cells simply burst out of existence randomly, as they do in noisy class, this will obscure the signals that they are supposed to be carrying. When nerve cells are not engaged in exchanging information, they are supposed to be silent. Stanford School of Medicine scientists, working with researchers at other institutions, have discovered an electrical flaw in nerve cells, or neurons, by creating and manipulating small, spherical groups of brain cells in a dish.
Unexplained neural pain could still stem from neural damage that occurred at some point, but the state-of-the-art medical knowledge and tests cannot tell how, when, or why.