Thursday, March 15, 2012
Your Heart Neurons
Have you been keeping up with studies related to neurons in the heart? It’s been over ten years since researchers validated that the heart has its own independent nervous system with at least 40,000 neurons (as many as are found in various subcortical sections of the brain). A two-way nervous system relay between the brain and the heart allow neurons in both organs to communicate and share information with each other.