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There, the child suffered respiratory failure, post-traumatic seizures and an occipital stroke.
And while the trigeminal nerve is certainly involved, Dr. Ailani notes there’s also a theory that the occipital nerve, which supplies feeling to the back and top of your head, may somehow contribute to this condition, too.
The cable management system on Jaybird’s svelte Freedom Wireless earbuds keeps the connecting wire wrapped closely and comfortably around your head’s occipital bone, completely eliminating cord dangle.
During the operation, a sub-occipital nerve was severed, the lawsuit states.
At the same time, the prefrontal censor is dialing itself down, the brain’s visual centers, in the occipital lobe at the back of the head, are dialing up.
Brain regions crucial to behavior and development, like the amygdala and occipital frontal cortex, are arranged differently.
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