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dilation of blood vessels (especially the arteries)

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It has been reported that freeze-drying may reduce anthocyanin content; however, even so, it led to an increase in other polyphenols which also impart a vascular effect of improved vasodilation.
Furthermore, to investigate the mechanisms involved in vasodilation we chose to deeply study Imp as a reference compound among those isolated from Casimiroa extracts.
In the case of sepsis, vasodilation leads to poor renal circulation, ischemia and resistance to vasoconstrictors, norepinephrine and angiotensin II.
Soy isoflavones help promote vasodilation by stimulating nitric oxide production in the endothelial cells lining blood vessels.
In experiments in vitro and in trials in patients with diabetes and hypertension, carvedilol increased endothelial vasodilation and reduced inflammation and platelet aggregation (12).
The inner lining of blood vessels use nitric oxide to signal the surrounding smooth muscle to relax, thus resulting in vasodilation and increasing pulmonary blood flow.
She said, "Flavanols have been shown to increase the formation of endothelial nitric oxide, which promotes vasodilation and consequently may lower blood pressure.
In reality, nothing causes more vasodilation and blood flow than running.
The ART children showed "marked" systemic vascular dysfunction, with their flow-mediated endothelium-dependent vasodilation reduced by a relative average of 20% compared with the controls, a statistically significant difference.
However, in hypertensive subjects, mental stress produced no vasodilation and no significant change in brain blood flow.
Both extracts produced comparable, dose dependent vasodilation with maximal relaxation of 72.
The first published studies describing impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation due to hypercholesterolemia appeared more than 17 years ago (1).
When the participants added milk there was absolutely no vasodilation.
The main types of polyphenols found in cocoa are procyanidins, which cause arterial vasodilation.
Additional beneficial effects may include improvement in right ventricular function associated with pulmonary vasodilation (5) and improvement in early ventricular relaxation (6).