parasympathetic


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originates in the brain stem and lower part of the spinal cord

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This was due to a progressive decrease in parasympathetic activity during light and moderate exercise.
Increases within the low-intensity category appeared associated with reduced parasympathetic activity and possibly an increase in sympathetic activity.
Sleep and Dream states: Sleep is a means to induce a parasympathetic dominance.
Several paths of action and interaction for the cocaine parasympathetic and sympathetic effects were at the time identified.
The fatigued patients had higher sympathetic activity and lower parasympathetic activity," Fagundes explains.
Hypoxia-induced changes in parasympathetic neurochemical markers in guinea pig heart.
Similar case reports have concluded that cardiac arrest might have occurred because of immaturity of parasympathetic system reinnervation in children.
The right vagus nerve innervates the sinoatrial node, and parasympathetic hyperstimulation predisposes those affected to bradyarrhythmias; the left vagus nerve when hyperstimulated predisposes the heart to atrioventricular (AV) blocks, but these facts do not affect our results because we recorded average heart rate variability for 5 minutes before and after gagging.
Alcohol was found to suppress parasympathetic nerve activity - the part of the "autonomic", or non-voluntary, nervous system that slows heart rate and aids digestion.
Alcohol was found to suppress parasympathetic nerve activity - the part of the "autonomic", or nonvoluntary, nervous system that slows heart rate and aids digestion.
Alcohol was found to suppress parasympathetic nerve activity, which helps maintain and restore energy.
Motor control in the body occurs via three pathways of the peripheral nervous system: somatic (under conscious control), and the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system.
One theory for the benefit of acupressure is that the treatment increases parasympathetic activity and dampens sympathetic activity.
To evaluate the autonomic nervous system it is recommended to use the heart rate variability, which can qualitatively describe the relation of sympathetic and parasympathetic parts of the nervous system in their influence on the function of the sinus node (Zarubin, 1998; Tulemisova, 2009).
Microstretching is a new modality that reduces the possibility of the parasympathetic system being activated.