Upon initial publication of the manuscript version of this article, several questions were raised about the validity of the conclusions, particularly the author’s proposed implications for clinical treatment. The editors conducted an independent review of the article in response to these concerns and determined that any clinical or treatment recommendations were, in fact, unsupported by the cited data, and therefore are inappropriate and should be removed. The author agreed with this conclusion and the final version of the article has been edited to remove these speculations, including the removal of the entire “Implications for Clinical Practice” section. eNeuro’s mission is to advance the understanding of the brain and nervous system through discussion and debate, and to provide a venue for studies and observations that may not present novel findings but that still contribute to greater understanding within the neuroscience community. This article was submitted, underwent double-blind peer review, and published as a Theory/New Concept article and as such, is not based on novel experimental data but serves to question existing dogma. With the unsupported statements related to clinical implications and treatments removed, the editors feel this article serves only to present a perspective through review of the available literature. As with all eNeuro articles and as part of the journal’s dedication to transparency in peer review, the final version includes a synthesis of the reviewer and editor comments, as well as the author’s response to them on revision.
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