involuntary mechanism

involuntary mechanism

Osteopathy
A term referring to the barely perceptible rhythmic contractions and expansions seen on the skin surface of the head and neck, which are said to correspond to the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. The symmetry and quality of the involuntary mechanism is evaluated by practitioners of cranial osteopathy to allegedly provide information on the health of the tissues of the head and neck.
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Called "The Big Idea", the study will test 36 more people with SCI to find out if this epidural stimulation can restore control of involuntary mechanisms such as bowel, bladder and sexual function, blood pressure and body temperature control.
Which brings me back to the study results: The researchers suggest that stigma reduction efforts shift away from emphasis on the involuntary mechanisms and symptoms of addiction or disease and instead recognize the strengths, abilities, talents, and diversity of individuals affected by mental illness or addictions.

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