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does caffeine affect the parasympathetic nervous system

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Pulmonary functions: Both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves affect both broncho- dilatation and brochoconstriction, and are secondarily affected by several drugs. ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience in Psychiatry
ConstrucT : Anabolism and catabolism both continue emergency arise so sympathetic or flight fight comes in action emergency over reconstruction begins parasympath ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
SLUDD: Remember SLUDD (salivation, lacrimation, urination, digestion and defecation). The organs involved in these bodily functions.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Is this a school: assignment? Here is a great explanation: https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/auto.html
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Increase heart rate: and blood pressure
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience in Dermatology
Nervous system slows: The nervous system becomes slower to respond with age.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience in Neurology
It can lead: to neuropathy, damage of the nerves or myopathy, damage to the muscles.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Caffeine circulation: Great discussion at wikipedia. Ever heard of it? Give it a try. The effects are very complex and I have studied them. Cannot give adequate detail in 4 ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Multiple ways: Since brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves have chemical structures dependent on cholesterol metabolism, important to recognize that fat is an ess ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Caffeine: Can compound the situation if someone is already over-stimulated.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Damages motor neuron: Polio virus attacks and damages motor neurons in the spinal cord and brain stem, causing a loss of their function and paralysis of the muscles they we ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Spasm of opposite ms: When brain command one muscle , the opposite muscle have to relax--if both contract same time, dystonia occurs due to stiffening around the joints--or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends on type: The type and location of the brain tumor may affect other body systems. For example, a pituitary tumor is a classic tumor that arises in the pituitary ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Yeah man..it DOES: It can make people appear to be depressed, demented, lethargic, apathetic, lackadaisical- sounds like we're just throwing out insult after insult but ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience in Neurology
Caffeine: Probably yes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Autonomous System: Vía the Autonomous nervous system. Parasympathetic and sympathetic Pathways. There are a couple of receptors the primarily regulate cardiovascular sys ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Depressant effects: After the initial effects, heroin abusers may be drowsy for several hours. Mental function is also clouded by heroin's effects. Cardiac function slows ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
You bet it does: Likely the most frequent cause of peripheral neuropathy outside of the United States used to be leprosy, The organism prefers to afflict colder parts ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
A PairofSympathetics: The answer could be made VERY complicated but, just to sort-of give an overall picture: if you are jagged-up by the sympathetic system, you won't have ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Autonomic nerves: carry pain sensations for certain cardiovascular events such as heart attack
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience in Urgent Care
Complex physiology: Nervous system gets information from plenty of sources including specialized chemorecptors. These inputs lead to adjustments based upon any discrepan ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Glucose: No, Insulin is released in response to blood glucose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Depends on size and: Depends on the size and location of the stroke. Depending on the locations your symptoms could go from blindness, impaired movement, unable to underst ... Read More
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