vasoconstrictor

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This may be related to estrogen exposure until age 50, but it can also be related to differences in the neural circuitry--the nervous system that affects vascular constriction.
1) The endothelium is a key control center for both vascular constriction and relaxation.
Migraine headaches are associated with vascular constriction that may cause neurologic symptoms followed by vascular relaxation accompanied by pain.
Although they asserted that the effectiveness of this treatment rests on its ability to break the pain-tension-anxiety cycle, the vascular constriction that would accompany anxiety-produced muscle tension would also explain the treatment's effectiveness when relaxation occurred.
This induces vascular constriction and an increase in blood pressure as well as changes in blood vessel structure and function.