Amazing Facts III

You have been told
your nerves are electrical
They are not
Yes there are electrical signals but
the signals of just the consequence of the way
the nerves really work

Your nerves are tubes of membrane
with these little ion pumps
that pull the sodium out of the core
exchanging it for potassium
It is estimated that 75% of your energy
is devoted to just such ion pumps

Now something stimulated the end of the nerve
The membrane is covered with the pores that snap open
which lets the sodium that is outside in
this sodium triggers the untriggered membrane
which causes more pores to open
like dominos
and once everything is at equilibrium
the pores close up and the pumps kick in a gain
stacking those dominos

And this is happening so fast that you can see and hear m

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Chyfrin the Celtic poet

Artist, Poet, Electrical/Biomedical Engineer, Actor, Playwright, Set construction, Educator, Lover of womankind and single malt scotch

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