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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.

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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