'Consciousness is not simply a sensory-perceptual affair, a matter of mental imagery, as the contents of our mind would have us believe. It is deeply enmeshed with the brain mechanisms that automatically promote action readiness' - Jaak Panksepp
I have a sore on my tongue that's killing me. It came out of nowhere. And it was difficult to swallow (where's the saliva) and now my throat is hurting. WTF is this?
Those are the worst. Some studies suggest that sodium lauryl sulfate (which is used in many toothpastes) can contribute to/aggravate the formation of sores in the mouth. I switched to toothpaste that doesn't contain the stuff and things improved considerably. Anecdotal evidence, but still ... just saying.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Neither love without knowledge, nor knowledge without love can produce a good life. - Bertrand Russell A herring's blog Johari / Nohari