A small mass of specialized tissue present in the right upper chamber of the heart known as the sinoatrial node generates electrical stimulus in the heart. In a normally functioning heart, around 60 to 100 stimulus is generated every minute. These electrical stimulations are responsible for the contraction of heart muscles.
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, natural body healing is the only way at present for paraplegia and spinal cord recovery. The only things that we can do are as follows. Surgery is done to give the spinal cord the space to heal and prevent any further damage from the vertebrae. Physiotherapy to mobili... Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your new symptoms, they are due to degenerative changes in your spine that is, wear and tear after usage (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The changes are there in the whole of your spine, maximum at the neck than at the lower back. There is no ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I am using a high dosage of krill oil to combat concentration problems. It seems to work on the cell membrane and it appears to improve the electrical signaling because electrical signals pass the cell membrane. However, if I improve the electrical signaling, will this impact the heart?... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your concern and would like to explain that krill oil is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have proven beneficial to the brain and nerve endings activity. But, it shows only mild beneficial effects on the heart. Anyway, it has no ... Read Full »