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Vasodilation (Definition)

Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels. It results from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large veins, large arteries, and smaller arterioles. The process is essentially the opposite of vasoconstriction, which is the ...Read more


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I have symptoms of vasodilation? ? What is my level concerns for this condition. I have flushing, lightheadedness, headaches that become migraines

I have symptoms of vasodilation? ? What is my level concerns for this condition. I have flushing, lightheadedness, headaches that become migraines

Vasodilation: The symptoms you describe are frequently symptoms of premenopause or menopause as your female and male hormones become unbalanced. You may or may not be experiencing changes in your menstrual periods also, and hot flashes, sweating, anxiety, insomnia, depression, vaginal dryness, decreased libido. Choose a doctor that specializes in hormonal imbalance and uses bioidentical hormone replacement. ...Read more

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What is vasodilation?

What is vasodilation?

Dilatation: Or relaxing of the walls or enlargement or engorgement with blood, of blood vessels, usually small arteries that have muscular walls. These kind of mean the same thing. Blood flow increases through these dilated vessels in response to many stimuli. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vasodilation?

What is the definition or description of: vasodilation?

See below: Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels. It results from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large veins, large arteries, and smaller arterioles. The process is essentially the opposite of vasoconstriction, which is the narrowing of blood vessels. ...Read more

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What is endothelium independent vasodilation and what are the mechanisms of endothelium independent vaporization?

What is endothelium independent vasodilation and what are the mechanisms of endothelium independent vaporization?

Check out these: Links. Take care! Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/endothelium-derived_hyperpolarizing_factor. Http://m.circ. Ahajournals. Org/content/109/23_suppl_1/iii-27.full. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between vasodilation and peripheral vasodilation?

No: Dilation of a vessel is the literal meaning of vasodilation......No difference where that vessel is located. ...Read more

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How could a medication that causes vasodilation affect a patients response to iv?

?: Do you mean inserting an IV? There would be no effect because medicines that vasodilate tend to work on arterioles, not superficial veins. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the difference between vasodilation and peripheral vasodilation?

Dilated vessels: They're generally interchangeable depending on context. Vasodilation means blood vessels are relaxed and their diameter is increased. The "peripherey" refers to the all circulation except the heart, brain, lungs and aorta. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause vasodilation?

Can anxiety cause vasodilation?

Generally the: Opposite...Vasoconstriction but as in everything there are paradoxes. ...Read more

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Does bisoprolol 1.25mg stop vasodilation?

Bisoprolol: Bisoprolol 1.25 mg is a very tiny dose to show any significant clinical effects. ...Read more

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Does hypoxia cause vasoconstriction or vasodilation?

Does hypoxia cause vasoconstriction or vasodilation?

Vasoconstriction: Low oxygen cause blood vessels to constrict. The body is trying to use whatever oxygen is available to maintain critical body functions and constrict blood flow to others. ...Read more

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Does vasodilation only refer to the artery?

Does vasodilation only refer to the artery?

Vasodilation: No. It could be either arterial dilation or venous dilation. ...Read more

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What are the best alpha blocker medicines for vasodilation?

Depends on diagnosis: For Pheochromocytoma: phentolamine and phenoxybenzamine. For HTN: terazosin/Hytrin, doxasosin/Cardura, and prazosin/Minipress. For benign prostatic hypertrophy: dutasteride/Avodart, tamsulosin/Flomax, finasteride/Proscar, alfuzosin/Uroxatral. The HTN meds are also used for BPH. ...Read more

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Does alcohol actually thin the blood or just cause vasodilation?

Does alcohol actually thin the blood or just cause vasodilation?

Alcohol: Alcohol is not a blood thinner- it cause vasodilation.However if you drink significant amount, significant liver impairment/ liver failure/cirrhosis can happen. Besides, alcohol can affect the bone marrow and decease production of blood cells-inc platelet. Spleen enlargement can happen compensating to liver failure. Your risk for bleeding will be high when u have liver failure & low platelet level. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause vasodilation of veins?

No...: Anxiety is usually associated with higher levels of adrenaline like hormones which typically cause constriction of vessels. Prolonged hyperventilation which can be associated with anxiety, can cause changes in ph, calcium and potassium levels which may alter these responses. Veins are much less affected by these changes. ...Read more