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Why pulse faster after I poop?

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Dr. Aj Rastogi
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In brief: Sympathetic vs para

Efforts made to perform bowel movements (valsalva) are managed by your parasympathetic system which lowers heart rate - after the bowel movement the parasympathetic system activity lessens and the reaction to that may be increased pulse which is usually transient and normal.

In brief: Sympathetic vs para

Efforts made to perform bowel movements (valsalva) are managed by your parasympathetic system which lowers heart rate - after the bowel movement the parasympathetic system activity lessens and the reaction to that may be increased pulse which is usually transient and normal.
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