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CNS Symptoms of a Theoretical Calcium Insufficiency

Radium glucegen at excite.com
Thu Oct 2 14:52:53 EST 2003

Matthew Kirkcaldie <Matthew.Kirkcaldie at deletethis.newcastle.edu.au> wrote in message news:<Matthew.Kirkcaldie-32EB54.13490630092003 at seagoon.newcastle.edu.au>...
> In article <464c821f.0309291105.4fb77220 at posting.google.com>,
>  glucegen at excite.com (Radium) wrote:
> > Lets say the neurons in the CNS suddenly and completely lose their
> > supply of calcium. What would happen?
> Death.  Next question?

What signs/symptoms would occur if all parts of the body got the
calcium the needed except neurons parts of the brain dealing with the

1. voluntary movement (including speech; excluding breathing)
2. memories (all types)
3. consciousness
4. awareness
5. emotions
6. attention
7. association
8. coordination
9. kinesthesia
10. senses of vision, hearing, and balance

Let say the calcium supply to these parts of the brain were suddenly
and completed lost. What symptoms would occur?

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