Sniffing Out the Bad Guys

A very important concept is that injury spreads. This happens at a cellular level due to release of chemicals from injured cells into surrounding cells. It is surprising how toxic materials in the body become once they are out of place. Blood, for example, is very toxic outside the blood vessel. Blood clots to the lung do not kill people, but the spreading of chemicals released FROM the clot does kill people. Now we are beginning to understand how spreading injury operates in injured pain nerves. Neighbor neurons are reprogrammed to make exciters, as if warning the brain of pain is the main duty. When glutamate leaks out in cell injury, havoc occurs.

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