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Why does eating a meal increase my heart rate?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Normal reflex

Blood shunted to splanchnic vessels heart rate increases to keep cerebral blood flow constant.

In brief: Normal reflex

Blood shunted to splanchnic vessels heart rate increases to keep cerebral blood flow constant.
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