Scott L Sole, MD
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Parkersburg, WV 26104
What is neuromuscular efficiency?
National Academy of Sports Medicine answeredAccording to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, neuromuscular efficiency refers to the ability of the nervous system to properly recruit the correct muscles to produce and reduce force as well as dynamically stabilize the body’s structure in all three planes of motion.
How can low serotonin levels affect me?
Kathleen Hall, Preventive Medicine, answeredLow levels of serotonin (opiate-like chemicals in our bodies that create feelings of well-being) may lead to depression, many sleep disorders including insomnia, obesity, headaches, fibromyalgia, and many other conditions.
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What are the advantages of being left-handed?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
In a way, left-handed people are smarter, because they can deal with more incoming information that doesn't come in an organized way. This is because of the way the brain develops when a baby is in its mother's womb. The left brain normally controls your right side, which is really powerful. In left-handed people, it allows the other side, the right brain, to become an equal partner.
Because left-handed people can use both sides of their brain more readily, they can process information coming into their brain in different ways more easily. That's why athletes do so well when they're left-handed. And there are a lot of presidents who have been left-handed, and there are a lot of folks who, because they can deal with a lot of complicated issues at once, work pretty effectively.
Although you may write with one hand, parts of the body on the other side, such as an eye, can still be dominant. To determine which eye is dominant, cut a pencil-sized hole in a piece of paper and hold it away from your face. Look through the hole at an object using only your right eye, then only your left. Whichever eye you can still see the object through the hole with is your dominant eye. Many people are dominant with one eye and dominant with the opposite hand.
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