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Schyner runs the university's Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, which uses an electromyogram, or EMG, to measure nerve impulses to muscles while subjects sleep.
That's not much of a surprise, given that nerve impulses are driven by the exchange of ions across a nerve cell's membrane.
Suppression of cholinesterase can cause nerve impulses to be continuously transmitted, preventing muscle contractions from stopping—causing muscle spasms and, eventually, death.
These vibrations make fluid inside your cochlea move, stimulating tiny hair cells that send nerve impulses to the brain via the auditory nerve.
Although the use of anticholinergic (blocks nerve impulses) and anti-inflammatory nasal sprays such as Atropine and Ipratropium have been trialled with some success.
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