CNS Symptoms of a Theoretical Calcium Insufficiency
Matthew.Kirkcaldie at deletethis.newcastle.edu.au
Thu Oct 2 18:52:35 EST 2003
In article <464c821f.0310021152.1fcb4365 at posting.google.com>,
glucegen at excite.com (Radium) wrote:
> Let say the calcium supply to these parts of the brain were suddenly
> and completed lost. What symptoms would occur?
Unconsciousness, death. I answered the question in my previous post.
Neurons cannot function without calcium because it is required for
synaptic transmission. If it were only in the cortex I suppose a
vegetative state/coma might be possible, but with no activity from the
cortex at all, I doubt it. Why are you asking about an impossible
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