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Can reynaud's affect a blood vessel in the brain?

Can reynaud's affect a blood vessel in the brain?

Raynauds: By definition arterial spasms induced by cold. Can occur independently of other conditions or as part of other diseases. Thermaly speaking temperature in brain fairly constant. That are other conditions including vascular headaches which occur based on vasospasm with frequently other causes such as diet and smoking. ...Read more

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Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

Hormonally mediated: Sometimes, autocrine hormones released from fibroids can cause the dilation of blood vessels to allow blood to be diverted to the fibroid and can be seen as large blood vessels. During pregnancy, the uterine blood vessels also dilate to supply blood to the fetus. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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What tissues are found in blood vessels?

What tissues are found in blood vessels?

Blood,A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma . The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in which these cellular elements are suspended is called plasma which is rich in proteins called plasma proteins - including albumin, globulins, and in additon have the special clotting related proteins -clotting factors i to xiii. ...Read more

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Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Yes: Oxygen poor venous blood flows to the right side of the heart. It is then pumped into the lungs, and from there goes to the left side of the heart which pumps it into the arteries to the entire body. The commonly measured pressure is the arterial pressure from the lt side of the heart. The pressure in the lungs is from the rt side of the heart, is much lower, and takes an echocardiogram to measure. ...Read more

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Which nerve system regulates dialation of the blood vessels?

Which nerve system regulates dialation of the blood vessels?

Autonomic system : The autonomic nervous system, which consists of the sympathetic & parasympathetic components control our pulse, respiration, blood pressure & many other body functions without our conscious input. ...Read more

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Interruption of blood supply to the brain the cause of fainting?

Interruption of blood supply to the brain the cause of fainting?

Yes: If not enough blood reaches the brain due to blood lost, dehydration, low bp, arrhythmia, etc. You can faint. ...Read more

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What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

Unusual: That is highly unlikely. Pulmonary hemorrhage from a ruptured blood vessel is an uncommon condition. Perhaps you are referring to blood in the mucous of someone who is coughing? There are many causes of that symptom. ...Read more

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What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

Umbilical arteries: The umbilical arteries supply deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta. This is an unusual situation. In most places in the body, arteries are carrying oxygenated blood. Not here! Best wishes! ...Read more

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If someone stands and their blood pressure drops due to dysdysautonomia. Do the blood vessels in the brain constrict?

If someone stands and their blood pressure drops due to dysdysautonomia. Do the blood vessels in the brain constrict?

Difficult to know: In a dysautonomic person where there are swings of blood pressure upon changes in body position it is impossible to know which blood vessels in the body may be constricting vs. Dilating. If a person stands whose BP suddenly drops and they become dizzy this usually is a sign that not enough blood is flowing to the brain. Some vessel constriction in the brain may happen as a compensation. ...Read more

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Is vasospasm the same as inflammation of a blood vessel in the brain?

Vasospasm: Its different, but the inflammation of blood vessel can lead to similar symptoms as vasospam. ...Read more

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Could trans fat buildup in the blood vessels and brain ever dissolve/breakdown?

Could trans fat buildup in the blood vessels and brain ever dissolve/breakdown?

Fat in vessels: fat in vessel walls may be reversible before inflammatory changes and scarification take place, once the wall is damaged, reversibility is not likely to be major ...Read more

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What three blood vessel that bring oxygenated blood to the atrium are called?

What three blood vessel that bring oxygenated blood to the atrium are called?

Well: Any blood vessel that brings oxygen rich blood to the heart muscle are called coronary arteries. There are two right and left. The left has two other branches: the left anterior descending ( the widow maker) and the left circumflex artery. It is my belief that is the artery that supplies oxygen to the upper level of the heart were the two atrium are. U could possible google ur question... ...Read more

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In coronary bypass surgery which blood vessels supply the wall of the heart with blood?

In coronary bypass surgery which blood vessels supply the wall of the heart with blood?

See below: The Left anterior descending with its branches, diagonals and septal perforators, the left circumflex with its branches, obtuse marginals, and the right coronary artery with its branches, especially the posterior descending and posterolateral branches. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood clots in the brain?

What is the cause of blood clots in the brain?

Many causes.: There are many causes. Atherosclerosis is one. Vascultis can do it also, which has many forms, like polyarteritis nodosa. Hematologic diseases, such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura can cause it, as can drugs, like cocaine. Embolism, and vasoconstriction are other major causes. ...Read more

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Reduced blood supply to the brain can result in what?

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Reduced blood supply to the brain can result in what?

Ultimately STROKE: The brain is the cpu of our human body controlling its ability to comprehend speach, assimilate words, see, hear, swallow, coordinate movement and assimilate tactile feeling from our environmnt. Like any organ, just as the engine of a car needs gas 2 work, if circulation is compromised then the ability of that organ to function properly can also be compromised - occnl transient or may b permanent. ...Read more

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Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

How much little?: Extremely vague. Are you asking about a little decreased? Moderately decreased? "Lack" means none. That's called brain death. Brain death is the same as death. A patient who is brain-dead is legally dead. Physicians don't need to clear it with family or anyone else to turn everything off. This is why establishing brain death is done with great care & according to a strict uniform protocol, ...Read more

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