Will a Covid mask starve your brain of oxygen?

Will a Covid mask starve your brain of oxygen? And all the other question the world’s asking… Public health specialists are recommending people should wear face masks  Some people on the internet fear masks will cause them some brain damage They think the masks will either stop oxygen or allow carbon dioxide to build Surgeons are able to work with  […]

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Researchers determine how much oxygen the brain needs

The brain has a high energy demand and reacts very sensitively to oxygen deficiency. LMU neurobiologists have now succeeded for the first time in directly correlating oxygen consumption with the activity of certain nerve cells. The brain requires a disproportionate amount of energy compared to its body mass. This energy is mainly generated by aerobic metabolic processes that consume considerable […]

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The truth about whether face masks lower oxygen levels

As the pandemic continues, the need for wearing face masks to limit the spread of COVID-19 becomes more apparent. While some people refuse to wear face masks or carry around fraudulent “face mask exempt” cards that claim they are not legally required to wear masks due to health concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge everyone from ages […]

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