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The influence of ionization on endocrine glands
Gualtierotti, R. (1968). The influence of ionization on endocrine glands, in: Gualtierotti, R. et al. (Ed.) Bioclimatology, biometeorology and aeroionotherapy. pp. 88-92
In: Gualtierotti, R.; Kornblueh, I.H.; Sirtori, C. (Ed.) (1968). Bioclimatology, biometeorology and aeroionotherapy. Carlo Erba Foundation: Milano. 167 pp., more

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    Observations of the effects of negatively ionized air on the endocrine glands show definite changes caused by this agent. The author singled out the suprarenal glands for his most concentrated studies. When cavies were exposed to ionized air an increase in the diameters and the volume of the nuclei of the cortex resulted, denoting a stimulating effect of the air ions. In addition, it was shown that aeroionotherapy in appropriate doses not provoke stress. Histological examination of the thyroid of animals treated with negatively ionized air revealed an increased production of colloid. It may be assumed that ionized air stimulates the action of the thyroid gland. Changes in the testes and ovaries of animals exposed to negative aeroionization have confirmed findings of other scientists in relation to the stimulating effect of air ions on the sexual activity of man. Several recent studies indicate most interesting correlations between -aeroionization and the chemical regulators of the central nervous system such as serotonin. In summary , these studies reveal that negatively ionized air stimulates the endocrine glands, thus affecting their functions.

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