Cerebral Oxygenation

Cerebral Oxygenation

Decreased oxygen supply to the brain can occur with brain injury, carbon monoxide poisoning, and anesthesia. Mild symptoms include difficulties with complex learning tasks and reductions in short-term memory. If oxygen deprivation continues, cognitive disturbances, and decreased motor control will result.

“Near-infrared laser stimulation applied to the forehead can transcranially improve cerebral oxygenation in healthy humans.”

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