Rosin....Violinists breathe it in as they practice. It enters the bloodstream and passes the blood/brain barrier. It builds up in ever increasing concentrations over years of practicing. It alters the structure and functioning of the brain, causing a medical condition known as VBS, Violinist's Brain Syndrome. The symptoms: Mishegas, or in layman's terms, eccentric behavior.
But there is hope for the victims of VBS........If you buy my CD at:
I shall donate 10% of the profits to the VBS Foundation.
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