parasympathetic


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parasympathetic

[¦par·ə‚sim·pə′thed·ik]
(neuroscience)
Of or pertaining to the craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system.
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The authors concluded that decreased rMSSD and total power of R-R intervals reflects reduced parasympathetic cardiac modulation, while the increased LF/HF ratio suggest sustained sympathetic outflow during recovery from prolonged strenuous exercise.
Sexual Restrictions: Restricting or prolonging an orgasm reduces the testosterone in the system which induces a parasympathetic dominance which comes from the relief or exhaustion after sex.
Nevertheless, despite how small this sympathetic effect may be compared with the parasympathetic effect, it appears that they act synergistically and result in a decrease in tear production.
In accordance with increased age, parasympathetic system gradually takes dominance from the sympathetic system.
Known as the "rest and digest" nervous system, the parasympathetic nerve circuit helps restore energy.
The alcohol content of the drinks ranged from zero to Known as the "rest and digest" nervous system, the parasympathetic nerve circuit helps maintain and rt However, anyone not from this county and that are not even working should not be given more benefits and help than a British citizen, some of which have served this country and worked most of their life here.
Parasympathetic innervation occurs throughout the bladder watt, particularly in the dome (fig 1).
The index of vegetative balance (IVB) indicates the ratio between the activity of sympathetic and parasympathetic parts of the autonomic nervous system, with normative values from 35 to 145.
Other topics include the homeostatic role of the parasympathetic nervous system in human behavior, multiple neuronal and glial mechanisms that can be involved in the response to the activation of nicotinic receptors, an inverse relationship of the underlying mechanism in epilepsy and cognitive functions, hereditary chroroidal dystrophies, vagus nerve stimulation in food intake control, and how proteomics helps elucidate the causes of schizophrenia.
Multiple metabolic and neuroendocrine mechanisms are responsible for the CR-mediated anti-inflammatory effects, including reduced adiposity and secretion of pro-inflammatory adipokines, enhanced glucocorticoid production, reduced plasma glucose and advanced glycation end-product concentrations, increased parasympathetic tone, and increased ghrelin production.
After the autonomic function tests, participants in the AC group showed a significant decrease in heart rate response-an indication of increased parasympathetic tone.