BRAIN STEM -its function- and COMPRESSION -what it thus affects: Acting as a relay center, the brainstem connects the cerebrum and cerebellum to the spinal cord. The brainstem performs many automatic functions such as breathing, heart rate, body temperature, wake and sleep cycles, digestion, sneezing, and coughing. Ten of the 12 cranial nerves originate in the brainstem.

BRAIN STEM -its function- and COMPRESSION -what it thus affects: Acting as a relay center, the brainstem connects the cerebrum and cerebellum to the spinal cord. The brainstem performs many automatic functions such as breathing, heart rate, body temperature, wake and sleep cycles, digestion, sneezing, and coughing. Ten of the 12 cranial nerves originate in the brainstem.

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What is #Chiari? September is Chiari Malformation Awareness Month.   #ChiariAwareness

What is #Chiari? September is Chiari Malformation Awareness Month. #ChiariAwareness

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