Nasal airflow and brain activity: is there a link?

  title={Nasal airflow and brain activity: is there a link?},
  author={A Price and Ronald Eccles},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \&\#x0026; Otology},
  pages={794 - 799}
  • A. Price, R. Eccles
  • Published 1 August 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
Abstract Background: Over the past few decades, evidence has emerged suggesting that nasal airflow asymmetry and brain asymmetry are linked. The nose exhibits asymmetrical airflow, with the dominant airflow alternating from one nasal passage to the other over a period of hours. Some authors have suggested a correlation between cerebral hemisphere dominance and nostril dominance. Others have proposed an association between rhythmic fluctuations in nasal airflow and corresponding fluctuations in… 
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