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Doctor insights on: Sympathetic Versus Parasympathetic Nervous System

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What is the difference between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system?

Is this a school: assignment? Here is a great explanation: https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/auto.html ...Read more

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Would activation of the sympathetic or parasympathetic nervous system lead to hunger?

Would activation of the sympathetic or parasympathetic nervous system lead to hunger?

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 much of an appetite unless you're a shark on the make (well, a shark is a Chondrichthyte so technically doesn't have a sympathetic nervous system....whatever...), but if you are calmed down parasympathetically your juices will flow, ready to eat. ...Read more

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What meds reduce sympathetic or increase parasympathetic nervous system? My system is way out of whack after many illness & horrid reaction to sudafed

What meds reduce sympathetic or increase parasympathetic nervous system? My system is way out of whack after many illness & horrid reaction to sudafed

Sorry, you lost me: Your autonomic system doesn't just sit there. Its activity constantly changes from moment to moment. Please repost & explain what you think you mean by "way out of whack." Also, unfortunately, "horrid reaction to sudafed" is useless as pt history. Finally, please explain why you imagine that your sympathetic nervous system needs reduction & your parasympathetic increasing. Why not the opposite? ...Read more

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What is the role of parasympathetic nervous system?

ConstrucT : Anabolism and catabolism both continue emergency arise so sympathetic or flight fight comes in action emergency over reconstruction begins parasympathetic takes over again which is our base line. ...Read more

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What organs are affected by the parasympathetic nervous system?

What organs are affected by the parasympathetic nervous system?

SLUDD: Remember SLUDD (salivation, lacrimation, urination, digestion and defecation). The organs involved in these bodily functions. ...Read more

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How to make strong parasympathetic nervous system. Person is mastuburating from last 10 year's for 3 to 4 times in day. Please give some medicine.

How to make strong parasympathetic nervous system. Person is mastuburating from last 10 year's for 3 to 4 times in day. Please give some medicine.

Deep Breathing plus: Deep breathing practices and just focusing on your breath for minutes at a time will improve your parasympathetic nervous system stimulation. Mindfullness techniques too. Great Author is Thich Nhat Hanh. ...Read more

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How does the parasympathetic nervous system affect bronchoconstriction?

How does the parasympathetic nervous system affect bronchoconstriction?

Pulmonary functions: Both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nerves affect both broncho- dilatation and brochoconstriction, and are secondarily affected by several drugs. A beta blocker may cause constriction, epinephrine may result in bronchodilatation. ...Read more

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Do drugs like Zoloft (sertraline) and olanzapine work on the parasympathetic nervous system and that's what calms you down ?

Do drugs like Zoloft (sertraline) and olanzapine work on the parasympathetic nervous system and that's what calms you down ?

No.: The parasympathetic nervous system does not "calm you down." These drugs work at the cortical and subcortical levels. Any affective influences of the autonomic nervous system are secondary to the physiological effects. ...Read more

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Does weak parasympathetic nervous system due to masturbation heals over time?Any suggestions?Doc said prostatitis & weak para nerve!any drug doc?Help!

Does weak parasympathetic nervous system due to masturbation heals over time?Any suggestions?Doc said prostatitis & weak para nerve!any drug doc?Help!

Masturbation: Masturbation does not lead to disease. Any person, including a physician who says otherwise has lied to you. Masturbation does not cause any health or medical complications to the human. It is a normal, common and universal part of the human experience. ...Read more