TY - JOUR. T1 - Gender differences in cardiovascular and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to psychological stress in healthy older adult men and women. AU - Traustadottir, Tinna. AU - Bosch, Pamela R. AU - Matt, K. S.. PY - 2003/6. Y1 - 2003/6. N2 - Gender differences in the neuroendocrine and cardiovascular response to psychological stress may contribute to the gender differences in the prevalence of diseases associated with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes and hypertension. We measured plasma ACTH, cortisol, heart rate (HR), and blood pressure (BP) responses in 8 men and 8 women (55-75 years) exposed to the Matt Stress Reactivity Protocol (MSRP), a psychological challenge. The MSRP elicited significant increases in HR, systolic-, and diastolic BP, ACTH and cortisol (all p , 0.01). Men had significantly greater cortisol and diastolic BP responses compared to women (p , 0.05). Additionally, a positive correlation ...
Xu, Y., Day, Trevor A. and Buller, K. M. 1999, The central amygdala modulates hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responses to systemic interleukin-1beta administration, Neuroscience, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 175-183, doi: 10.1016/S0306-4522(99)00311-5. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Sex differences in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation after chronic unpredictable stress. AU - Palumbo, Michelle C.. AU - Dominguez, Sky. AU - Dong, Hongxin. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health R56AG053491 and RF1AG057884 (HD). The authors would like to acknowledge the animal husbandry and care staff at Northwestern University for their continued support of our animal participants.. PY - 2020/4/1. Y1 - 2020/4/1. N2 - Introduction: Exposure to stress, mediated through the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, elicits sex differences in endocrine, neurological, and behavioral responses. However, the sex-specific factors that confer resilience or vulnerability to stress and stress-associated psychiatric disorders remain largely unknown. The evident sex differences in stress-related disease prevalence suggest the underlying differences in the neurobiological underpinnings of HPA axis regulation. Method: Here, we used ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The dual nature of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation in dyads of very preterm infants and their mothers. AU - Provenzi, L.. AU - Giusti, L.. AU - Fumagalli, M.. AU - Frigerio, S.. AU - Morandi, F.. AU - Borgatti, R.. AU - Mosca, F.. AU - Montirosso, R.. N1 - Export Date: 27 August 2019 CODEN: PSYCD Correspondence Address: Provenzi, L.; 0-3 Center for the at-Risk Infant, Scientific Institute IRCCS Eugenio Medea, via don Luigi Monza 20, Italy. PY - 2019. Y1 - 2019. KW - Cortisol. KW - HPA axis. KW - Mother-infant interaction. KW - NICU. KW - Preterm birth. KW - Stress regulation. KW - hydrocortisone. KW - adaptive behavior. KW - adult. KW - Article. KW - biological rhythm. KW - child behavior. KW - controlled study. KW - female. KW - human. KW - hypothalamus hypophysis adrenal system. KW - infant. KW - major clinical study. KW - male. KW - mental stress. KW - mother child relation. KW - prematurity. KW - priority journal. KW - reaction time. KW - saliva level. KW - ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Sex differences in activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis by methamphetamine. AU - Zuloaga, Damian G.. AU - Johnson, Lance A.. AU - Agam, Maayan. AU - Raber, Jacob. PY - 2014. Y1 - 2014. N2 - Dysregulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activation is associated with changes in addiction-related behaviors. In this study, we tested whether sex differences in the acute effects of methamphetamine (MA) exposure involve differential activation of the HPA axis. Male and female mice were injected with MA (1 mg/kg) or saline for comparison of plasma corticosterone and analysis of the immediate early gene c-Fos in brain. There was a prolonged elevation in corticosterone levels in female compared to male mice. C-Fos was elevated in both sexes following MA in HPA axis-associated regions, including the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus (PVN), central amygdala, cingulate, and CA3 hippocampal region. MA increased the number of c-Fos and c-Fos/glucocorticoid ...
We determined the effects of prenatal dexamethasone administration in early gestation on development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA
TY - JOUR. T1 - The role of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction in the attenuated growth hormone response in adolescents with familial loading for affective disorder [2] (multiple letters). AU - Watson, Stuart. AU - Porter, Richard. AU - Birmaher, Boris. AU - Dahl, Ronald E.. AU - Ryan, Neal D.. AU - Williamson, Douglas E.. PY - 2002/1/1. Y1 - 2002/1/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0036167832&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0036167832&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1001/archpsyc.59.2.186. DO - 10.1001/archpsyc.59.2.186. M3 - Letter. C2 - 11825142. AN - SCOPUS:0036167832. VL - 59. SP - 186. EP - 187. JO - JAMA Psychiatry. JF - JAMA Psychiatry. SN - 2168-622X. IS - 2. ER - ...
The combined effects of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity and autonomic nervous system (ANS) arousal were examined on developmental trajectories of childrens comorbid internalizing and externalizing problems. Participants were 394 urban dwelling, primarily African American, youth (50% male, age 11-12 years). Parent-reported child behavior problems were obtained initially, 3, 6, and 12 months later. Saliva samples (collected at the initial assessment) were assayed for cortisol (HPA) and alpha-amylase (ANS). Cross-domain latent class growth analysis identified a stable comorbid trajectory and four other distinct short-term developmental trajectories of internalizing and externalizing behavior problems. ANS arousal was negatively associated with the probability of stable comorbidity, but only among youth who also had high levels of HPA axis activity. Findings underscore the predictive value of the interaction of HPA axis activity and ANS arousal in differentiating children with ...
Neuromedin U (NMU) is a highly conserved neuropeptide that has been implicated in the stress response. To better understand how it influences various aspe...
The amygdala plays a central role in emotional processing and has an activating influence on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Structural changes in the amygdala have been associated with early adversity and, in principle, may contribute to the later emergence of emotional pathologies by influencing the way that the brain responds to stress provocation. The present study examined the relationship between amygdala volumes and cortisol secretion in response to a social stressor among young adults who were or were not exposed to maternal postnatal depression (PND) early in development (referred to as PND offspring and controls, respectively). Hierarchical Linear Modelling (HLM) revealed that, on a sample-wide level, there was no evidence of a relationship between total amygdala volume, or the volume of the right or left hemisphere amygdala taken separately, and cortisol reactivity. Unexpectedly, for PND offspring, larger right hemisphere amygdala volume was associated with lower ...
The dopaminergic system has a pivotal role in the central nervous system but also plays important roles in the periphery, mainly in the endocrine system. Dopamine exerts its functions via five different receptors, named D(1)-D(5), belonging to the category of G protein coupled membrane receptors. Dopamine receptors are heterogeneously expressed in different cells, tissues and organs, where they stimulate or inhibit different functions, including neurotransmission and hormone synthesis and secretion. In particular, the dopamineric system has a pivotal role in the physiological regulation of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis. Recent data have demonstrated the expression and function of dopamine receptors not only in endocrine organs but also in endocrine tumors, mainly those belonging to the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis, and also in the so-called neuroendocrine tumors. These data confirm the important role of the dopaminergic system in this endocrine axis, as well as in the ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Individual differences in early adolescents latent trait cortisol (LTC). T2 - Relation to recent acute and chronic stress. AU - Stroud, Catherine B.. AU - Chen, Frances R.. AU - Doane, Leah. AU - Granger, Douglas A.. PY - 2016/8/1. Y1 - 2016/8/1. N2 - Research suggests that environmental stress contributes to health by altering the regulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis. Recent evidence indicates that early life stress alters trait indicators of HPA axis activity, but whether recent stress alters such indicators is unknown. Using objective contextual stress interviews with adolescent girls and their mothers, we examined the impact of recent acute and chronic stress occurring during the past year on early adolescent girls latent trait cortisol (LTC) level. We also examined whether associations between recent stress and LTC level: a) varied according to the interpersonal nature and controllability of the stress; and b) remained after accounting for the effect ...
I am all over this theory lately, but for the first time, I have been too busy to research it. I fully expect to hit a dead end (LOL) but at the same time, this is the first time peoples bloodwork has actually matched HPA Dysfunction. That is something that cant be said about any of the other theories I have floated. The beauty of the dysfunction is that it can be in either direction. DHEA can be sky high, or too low. Testosterone usually low. Cortisol can be too high, or too low. Dysfunction leaves it wide open. But as I mentioned to Chrissi on Skype, I still have to somehow correlate twitching with HPA Dysfunction. Or maybe not. You can google adrenal fatigue and see plenty of people reporting systemwide twitching. Your theory may be valid, but I know nothing about it just yet. As a side note: Even if this is the true cause of BFS, the exercise/stress management/diet change theories still fit perfectly. Science has proven that all three of these play significant roles in the ...
I am all over this theory lately, but for the first time, I have been too busy to research it. I fully expect to hit a dead end (LOL) but at the same time, this is the first time peoples bloodwork has actually matched HPA Dysfunction. That is something that cant be said about any of the other theories I have floated. The beauty of the dysfunction is that it can be in either direction. DHEA can be sky high, or too low. Testosterone usually low. Cortisol can be too high, or too low. Dysfunction leaves it wide open. But as I mentioned to Chrissi on Skype, I still have to somehow correlate twitching with HPA Dysfunction. Or maybe not. You can google adrenal fatigue and see plenty of people reporting systemwide twitching. Your theory may be valid, but I know nothing about it just yet. As a side note: Even if this is the true cause of BFS, the exercise/stress management/diet change theories still fit perfectly. Science has proven that all three of these play significant roles in the ...
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) release from the pituitary gland via V1B stimulation is central to the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis stress response (Carrasco & Van de Kar-2003, Herman & Cullinan-1997, Sapolsky et al-2000; Tsigos & Chrousos-2002). Chronic dysregulation of the HPA axis is common in major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse disorders characterized by elevated AVP, increased responsiveness to AVP, as well as either increased or decreased overall HPA axis activity or responsiveness (Dinan & Scott-2005). HPA axis normalization via pituitary V1B antagonism is a mechanism for potential ABT-436 efficacy in these disorders (Schüle et al-2009). Limbic V1B antagonism in the brain may also contribute to efficacy (Roper et al-2011).. Alcohol dependence, or alcoholism, is characterized by a chronic relapsing course, in which alcohol-associated cues and stress are known relapse triggers (Brownell et al-1986, Heilig & Egli-2006, Sinha & Li-2007). Recent ...
Current research interests include determining the mechanisms responsible for cellular and subcellular alterations following soft tissue trauma, bone fracture, hemorrhage and sepsis. Additionally, the use of novel, readily available, FDA approved inexpensive therapeutic agents to attenuate such alterations in patients following trauma is planned. Other areas include evaluation of: (1) gender dimorphism and the mechanisms responsible for producing cardiovascular and hepatocellular dysfunction and immunological alterations following trauma-hemorrhage; (2) trauma-induced changes in the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis; (3) apoptosis of immune cells; and (4) traumatic brain injury. Specific research interests include determining the mechanism of regulation of estradiol levels by hypothalamic/pituitary factors, adrenals and steroidogenic enzyme activity and how differences in estradiol levels or the estradiol:androgen ratio due to the estrus cycle, ovariectomy, and age affect immune responses ...
While activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis can be an adaptive response to tension excessive HPA axis reactivity could be a significant marker of years…. Continue reading While activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis can be an adaptive. Comments closed ...
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Principal Investigator:MIKUNI Masahiko, Project Period (FY):1994 - 1995, Research Category:Grant-in-Aid for General Scientific Research (C), Research Field:Psychiatric science
Stress activates a complex network of hormones known as the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis. The HPA axis is dysregulated in chronic stress and psychiatric disorders, but the origin of this dysregulation is unclear and cannot be explained by current HPA models. To address this, we developed a new mathematical model for the HPA axis that incorporates changes in the total functional mass of the HPA hormone-secreting glands. The mass changes are caused by the HPA hormones which act as growth factors for the glands in the axis. We find that the HPA axis shows the property of dynamical compensation, where gland masses adjust over weeks to buffer variation in physiological parameters. These mass changes explain the experimental findings on dysregulation of cortisol and ACTH dynamics in alcoholism, anorexia and postpartum. Dysregulation occurs for a wide range of parameters, and is exacerbated by impaired glucocorticoid receptor (GR) feedback, providing an explanation for the implication of ...
Researchers may have a new way to detect hypertension & diabetes in people with obesity: an alteration in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
Dr. Gariepy examines how the organization of the stress response system, conceived as a physiological interface between the organism and its environment, is shaped by experience and relates to individual differences in patterns of socio-emotional adaptation. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis … Continued. ...
University of Bristol - person profile - MRC Centre for Synaptic Plasticity - Professor Stafford Lightman - Regulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in health and disease.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity under resting conditions and cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents. AU - Le-Ha, Chi. AU - Herbison, C.E.. AU - Beilin, Lawrence. AU - Burrows, Sally. AU - Henley, David. AU - Lye, S.J.. AU - Matthews, S.G.. AU - Pennell, Craig. AU - Mori, Trevor. PY - 2016/4. Y1 - 2016/4. N2 - © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Background: Activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis has been associated with higher levels of cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors in adults. This study aimed to assess the relation between measures of HPA axis activity under resting conditions and CVD risk factors in a general population of adolescents at 17 years. Methods: A total of 1134 adolescents from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study had phenotypic and socio-demographic data. The associations between HPA axis measures (plasma ACTH, total cortisol, calculated free cortisol, corticosteroid binding globulin (CBG), and salivary cortisol) and a ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Regulation of corticotropin-releasing factor neuronal systems and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity by stress and chronic antidepressant treatment. AU - Stout, Steven C.. AU - Owens, Michael J.. AU - Nemeroff, Charles B.. PY - 2002. Y1 - 2002. N2 - In a series of experiments, we tested the hypothesis that chronic antidepressant drug administration reduces the synaptic availability of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) through one or more effects on CRF gene expression or peptide synthesis. We also determined whether effects of acute or chronic stress on CRF gene expression or peptide concentration are influenced by antidepressant drug treatment. Four-week treatment with venlafaxine, a dual serotonin (5-HT)/norepinephrine (NE) reuptake inhibitor, and tranylcypromine, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, resulted in an attenuation of acute stress-induced increases in CRF heteronuclear RNA (hnRNA) synthesis in the paraventricular nucleus (PVN). Trends toward the same effect ...
Recent studies reported that exposure of juvenile rats to cranial irradiation affects hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis stability, leading to its activation along with radiation-induced inflammation. In the present study, we hypothesized whether inflammatory reaction in the CNS could be a mediator of HPA axis response to cranial irradiation (CI). Therefore, we analyzed time-course changes of serum corticosterone level, as well IL-1 beta and TNF-alpha level in the serum and hypothalamus of juvenile rats after CI. Protein and gene expression of the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) and nuclear factor kappaB (NF kappa B) were examined in the hippocampus within 24 h postirradiation interval. Cranial irradiation led to rapid induction of both GR and NF kappa B mRNA and protein in the hippocampus at 1 h. The increment in NF kappa B protein persisted for 2 h, therefore NF kappa B/GR protein ratio was turned in favor of NF kappa B. Central inflammation was characterized by increased IL-1 be...ta in ...
The long-term consequences of neonatal endotoxin exposure on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) function were assessed in adult female and male Long-Evans rats. At 3 and 5 d of age, pups were administered endotoxin (Salmonella enteritidis, 0.05 mg/kg, i.p.) at a dose that provokes a rapid and sustained physiological response, but with no mortality. As adults, neonatally endotoxin-treated animals exhibited significantly greater adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) and corticosterone responses to restraint stress than controls. In addition, dexamethasone pretreatment was less effective in suppressing ACTH responses to restraint stress in endotoxin-treated animals than in controls, suggesting decreased negative-feedback sensitivity to glucocorticoids. Neonatal endotoxin treatment elevated resting-state median eminence levels of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) and arginine vasopressin in adult male animals, and arginine vasopressin in both adult males and females. Neonatal exposure to ...
ABSTRACT The elucidation of Δ9‐tetrahydrocannabinol as the active principal of Cannabis sativa in 1963 initiated a fruitful half‐century of scientific discovery, culminating in the identification of the endocannabinoid signaling system, a previously unknown neuromodulatory system
The results of this study indicate that MA causes sex-dependent activation of the HPA axis with females showing a more prolonged elevation in plasma corticosterone compared to males. In females, the plasma corticosterone response following MA exposure peaked at 70 min post injection and subsequently decreased, but remained elevated above baseline levels at 120 min. In males, MA induced an earlier peak plasma corticosterone response at 30 min with a faster decline by 70 min and levels similar to baseline at 120 min. This sex difference in HPA axis activation with greater plasma corticosterone responses in females than males is similar to that observed in adult rodents following novelty and restraint stress (Handa et al. 1994a, 2009; Zuloaga et al. 2011), as well as administration of pharmacological agents such as the SSRI citalopram (Goel et al. 2011). Furthermore, the pattern of sex difference in HPA axis activation seen in the current study is similar to that seen following chronic exposure to ...
The rapid decreases in plasma VP and corticosterone that occur after dehydration-induced drinking have been well documented (19, 21, 26, 35, 49, 52, 62, 63). The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that drinking after a period of chronic water restriction inhibits the activity of hypothalamic magnocellular and specific subpopulations of parvocellular neurons in the PVN that control pituitary-adrenal activity. We have shown that water restriction for 6 days results in increased Fos expression in VP magnocellular and parvocellular neurons but not CRH parvocellular neurons. Because rehydration results in reduced Fos expression in the VP neurons, our results support the hypothesis that water restriction-induced drinking decreases pituitary-adrenal activity by inhibiting neural activity in VP magnocellular and parvocellular neurons. In addition, rehydration in water-restricted rats that have also undergone acute restraint stress reduces plasma ACTH and Fos in VP magnocellular and ...
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease that is defined by growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, resulting in pain, infertility, and emotional distress. Previous studies have shown that the HPA axis is compromised in patients with chronic, painful diseases, including endometriosis. However, the underlying mechanisms and the physiological and emotional consequences of dysfunctions in the HPA axis in these patients are largely unknown. We aimed to understand whether diurnal circulating cortisol levels in women with endometriosis are affected and how this impacts their emotional and behavioral responses. METHODS: Thirty-two patients with endometriosis and 36 healthy control women provided saliva samples and completed a series of psychological questionnaires. Salivary cortisol levels were measured in duplicate using a colorimetric immunoassay. RESULTS: There were significant differences in average cortisol levels between endometriosis patients and controls. A negative correlation was
Lung maturation is modulated by several factors, including glucocorticoids. Expression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis-related components, with proposed or described local regulatory systems analogous to the HPA axis, was reported in peripheral tissues. Here, HPA axis-related genes were studied in the mouse developing lung during a period overlapping the surge of surfactant production. Expression of genes encoding for corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), CRH receptors (CRHR) 1 and 2beta, CRH-binding protein, proopiomelanocortin (POMC), melanocortin receptor 2 (MC2R), and glucocorticoid receptor was quantified by real-time PCR and localized by in situ hydridization in fetal lungs at gestational days (GD) 15.5, 16.5, and 17.5, and was also quantified in primary mesenchymal- and epithelial cell-enriched cultures. In addition, the capability of CRH and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) to stimulate pulmonary expression of enzymes involved in the adrenal pathway of glucocorticoid synthesis
94 This contributes to sympathetic hyperarousal throughout both sleep and wakefulness, and the hypervigilant states observed in PTSD and resultant sleep fragmentation, which may produce instability of higher airways for the duration of sleep and upper airway resistance. In MDD, HPA axis dysregulation is a result of enhanced corticotrophin releasing hormone sensitivity, glucocorticoid resistance, and increased cortisol concentrations.ninety three,95 The downstream results of this dysregulation usually tend to manifest as metabolic syndrome. These are definitely equally examples of disorder certain HPA axis dysregulation that manifest differently, but that have feed-ahead consequences into sleep signs or symptoms finally manifesting as OSA ...
Our results collectively indicate that (i) HPA axis activation is not required for diabetic hyperglycemia, (ii) normalization of the HPA axis can be achieved using a dose of leptin below that needed to normalize glycemia, and (iii) the ability of leptin to lower plasma glucocorticoid levels is not required for its glucose-lowering action. Thus, the effect of leptin to normalize elevated HPA axis activity in rats with STZ-DM is neither necessary nor sufficient to explain how it normalizes glycemia. While these findings are consistent with and extend several previous studies (1, 9, 10, 12, 13), they are inconsistent with recent evidence from Shulman and colleagues (15) showing that diabetic hyperglycemia is normalized by physiological leptin replacement and that suppression of the HPA axis mediates this effect. Although we endeavored to replicate protocols employed by the Shulman group (15) in several instances, the outcomes do not agree, and a compelling explanation for this discrepancy is not ...
In clinic studies, altered hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function has been associated with fibromyalgia, a syndrome characterised by chron
It is now a decade since Sudo et al. (2004) discovered that germ-free mice have an exaggerated hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to restraint stress, an effect that was reversed by monocolonization with a particular Bifidobacterium species. This seminal observation motivated a number of research groups to investigate the role of the host gut microbiota on CNS function, with converging and intriguing results. Despite exaggerated neuroendocrine responses to stress, consistent reductions in anxiety-like behavior were observed in germ-free mice exposed to more ecologically relevant stressors, such as novel and aversive environments (elevated plus maze, light/dark box, open field) (Diaz Heijtz et al., 2011; Neufeld et al., 2011; Clarke et al., 2013). This phenotype was susceptible to reversal when animals were colonized early in life (Clarke et al., 2013). Interestingly, recent studies in germ-free animals in the stress-sensitive F344 rat strain showed similar exaggerated neuroendocrine ...
One possible explanation, though, was a physiological adjustment in the womb. A hormonal system called the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis, which is a key to responding to stress, may be triggered at a lower threshold, Professor Patton said. This system is commonly overactive in people with depression, and also in those born prematurely - meaning depression can kick in earlier than in others.. Professor Patton said practical and emotional support, and encouraging teenagers to take a positive approach to problems, could help. The findings needed to be confirmed before researchers could look at whether early intervention would help to reduce the risk of premature babies. ...
The Sympathetic Adrenal Medullary Axis. The Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis. Bodily Responses To Stress. The Nervous System. What is stress, and what does it do to us?. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb7NnEpfvSM&NR=1&feature=endscreen Slideshow 2419590 by cana
Previously we have shown that a functional nonsynonymous single nucleotide polymorphism (rs6318) of the 5HTR2C gene located on the X-chromosome is associated with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis response to a stress ...
d) development of herbal preparations/products that have well established medicinal use in evidence-based medicine.. Some studies have indicated that certain adaptogenic substances can activate the protective mechanisms of cells (key stress mediators), which is linked to an increase in survival rate. (pubmed 10.3390/ph3010188). Research suggests that adaptogens relieve stress by modulating the release of stress hormones from the adrenal glands, specifically affecting the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA). HPA Axis: When the brain perceives danger (stress), it signals the hypothalamus to release the hormone Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH), stimulating the pituitary gland to release Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH). ACTH travels through the bloodstream to the adrenal cortex where it stimulates the release of cortisol and other glucocorticoid hormones. At the same time, the sympathetic nervous system triggers the adrenal medulla to release epinephrine (adrenaline).. When cortisol ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Comparison of the anterior pituitary-adrenal cortical stimulating effect of U.S.P. epinephrine, synthetic L-epinephrine, and nor-epinephrine.. AU - MADISON, L. L.. PY - 1950/6. Y1 - 1950/6. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=38049176743&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=38049176743&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1172/JCI102316. DO - 10.1172/JCI102316. M3 - Article. C2 - 15436670. AN - SCOPUS:38049176743. VL - 29. SP - 789. EP - 791. JO - Journal of Clinical Investigation. JF - Journal of Clinical Investigation. SN - 0021-9738. IS - 6. ER - ...
Cortisol reactivity, an index of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function, may be another mechanism by which psychosocial stress is associated with future hypertension.{ref22} In a prospective sub-stud... more
Biological processes related to positive development after preterm birth: the interplay between sleep, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity, and autonomic functioning, and the role of parental insomnia symptoms ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The role of neuroinflammation and neurovascular dysfunction in major depressive disorder. AU - Jeon, Sang Won. AU - Kim, Yong Ku. PY - 2018/5/8. Y1 - 2018/5/8. N2 - Although depression has generally been explained with monoamine theory, it is far more multifactorial, and therapies that address the diseases pathway have not been developed. In this context, an understanding of neuroinflammation and neurovascular dysfunction would enable a more comprehensive approach to depression. Inflammation is in a sense a type of allostatic load involving the immune, endocrine, and nervous systems. Neuroinflammation is involved in the pathophysiology of depression by increasing proinflammatory cytokines, activating the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis, increasing glucocorticoid resistance, and affecting serotonin synthesis and metabolism, neuronal apoptosis and neurogenesis, and neuroplasticity. In future, identifying the subtypes of depression with increased vulnerability to inflammation ...
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Why knowing how your HPA Axis functions is important to understanding adrenal fatigue. Your HPA Axis is a dynamic relationship between three glands in your…
Author: Winchester SB, et al (2015). Res Nurs Health.. In a prospective, case-controlled longitudinal design, 180 preterm and full-term infants who had been enrolled at birth participated in a comprehensive assessment battery at age 23. Of these, 149 young adults, 34 formerly full-term and 115 formerly preterm (22 healthy preterm, 48 with medical complications, 21 with neurological complications, and 24 small for gestational age) donated five saliva samples from a single day that were assayed for cortisol to assess diurnal variation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Analyses were conducted to determine whether prematurity category, birth weight, and socioeconomic status were associated with differences in HPA axis function. Pre- and perinatal circumstances associated with prematurity influenced the activity of this environmentally sensitive physiological system. Results are consistent with the theory of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease and highlight a possible ...
The etiopathogenesis of eating disorders (ED) is complex and poorly understood. Biological, psychological and environmental factors have all been considered to be involved in the onset and the persist
In contrast, administration of steroid in the morning, during peak HPA axis activity, resulted in a short-lived suppression of adrenal activity lasting only three hours. Even if it is unlikely that any future drug regimen will be able to replicate completely the rapid adaptation of physiological cortisol secretion to different conditions of stress, it has been shown that new modified-release formulations of HC can potentially replicate normal unstressed physiological cortisol levels, offering the prospect of improved biochemical control and quality of life.. Estrogens, pregnancy, increasing age, and liver disease can lead to a reduction in glucocorticoid clearance, allowing lower doses of steroids to be used. Data from filter paper blood spots show good correlation with results obtained simultaneously from serum, with serum levels generally corresponding to those from filter paper spots.. Although major complications are unlikely with short-term treatment, many side-effects are associated with ...
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The contribution of the neurosciences, in particular brain imaging techniques, has contributed to the better understanding of IBS physiopathology. The better knowledge of brain-gut axis dysfunction has therapeutic implications.
Physical or psychological stress, including prolonged exposure to cold, hypoglycemia, physical trauma, and emotional distress, activates the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and sympathetic nervous system causing… Continue reading → Health Highlight: Stress & HPA Axis. ...
Laurent, H. K., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Fisher, P. A., Marceau, K., Harold, G., & Reiss, D. (2013). Effects of parental depressive symptoms on child adjustment moderated by Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal activity: Within- and between-family risk. Child Development, 84, 528-542.. ...
Stress related disease is a rapidly increasing feature of our society - but the mechanisms through which it causes disease are very poorly understood.. We are studying the mechanisms through which the brain recognises environmental stress and disease, and the pathways it uses to initiate appropriate responses in physiological regulation and gene transcription. We have been particularly interested in the way the body utilises rhythmic activation of neuroendocrine response systems such as the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis to provide digital as well as analogue signals to glucocorticoid responsive tissues throughout the body.. In my clinical studies, we are developing novel ways of administrating glucocorticoid replacement to patients with adrenal insufficiency and have been developing systems to assess stress responses in disease and in patients undergoing surgery. ...
And then theres the adrenaline overproduction and overuse that characterizes chronic and repeated stress, leading to disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (the bodys entire signaling structure for body processes) which contributes to brain dysfunction in still more ways: by disrupting sleep, which disrupts memory formation and impedes logic; and by contributing to the rise of metabolic syndrome, creating less stable blood sugar -- which, in the brain, adds considerable insult to injury: a hungry brain is a low-functioning brain ...
Youre under threat.. Your brain reacts instantly. Like a runner at the start line of a race, it springs into action as if the threat was a gunshot.. The hypothalamus gets the ball rolling, sending chemicals to the pituitary gland. The pituitary spills out hormones to a second gland, called the adrenal gland. Adrenaline and glucocorticoids flood out of the adrenals, rushing around your entire body.. Your heartbeat increases so you can hear the blood thumping in your ears. Your muscles tense, your blood pressure goes sky-high. You breathe harder and deeper. Sugar, known as glucose, is released from your liver; ready for you to react.. As you stand, rigid and poised to run or fight, the threat vanishes. Maybe the car swerves around you; maybe you find the light switch in a dark unknown room. Your brain tells all these systems that it is time to go back to normal. Their job is done. Your muscles relax and you take a deep sigh of relief.. This system is called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis ...
Chronic kidney disease is a slow and progressive loss of kidney function. The signs and symptoms are noticeable as the disease progress in the later stages. With a high fiber diet, individuals can lower the risk of inflammation and mortality of CDK. When this disease causes inflammation and chronic illness in the kidneys, complications can travel through the entire body. The high fiber diet can also be beneficial for the gut microbiome to function correctly, and some products can help lower the stress hormones and make sure that the bodys hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis is functioning correctly ...
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近年来, 抑郁症已成为严重困扰人们生活的精神疾病[1-3]。其发病机制假说主要包括:单胺递质假说、受体假说、神经营养因子假说及下丘脑-垂体-肾上腺轴假说(hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal, HPA)等[4], 但都未完全阐明抑郁发病原因。因此, 发病机制的深入研究和探讨对更好地治疗抑郁症极为重要。. 星形胶质细胞是脑组织中分布最广泛的胶质细胞, 不仅可以给神经元提供代谢和营养支持, 还能够调节突触功能及帮助神经再生和修复, 具有重要的生理功能[5, 6]。对抑郁症患者的研究发现脑组织前额皮层(prefrontal cortex, PFC)区星形胶质细胞数目减少, 星形胶质细胞出现异常已成为抑郁症重要的病理生理学之一[7, 8]。有研究显示, Cx43和Cx30是星形胶质细胞内主要的缝隙连接蛋白, 是构成缝隙连接通道的主要蛋白[9, 10]。目前较多证据显示, ...
Childhood adverse experiences have been consistently documented to engender persistent changes in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity to chronic stress. However, there has been very little research examining whether this effect can be elicited among children when using a standardized laboratory stress test, or whether such effects are found in non-Western youth. In the current study, 80 10-year-old Chinese children (45% girls, 4-5th grades) were selected from 970 students based on the experience of being bullied, resulting in a sample of 59 victims (physical, verbal, and relational/social), and a group of 21 nonbullied children with distributions of age and gender that were comparable ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Strong unique continuation for a residual stress system with Gevrey coefficients. AU - Lin, Yi-Hsuan. PY - 2016/5/1. Y1 - 2016/5/1. N2 - We consider the problem of the strong unique continuation for an elasticity system with general residual stress. Due to the known counterexamples, we assume the coefficients of the elasticity system are in the Gevrey class of appropriate indices. The main tools are Carleman estimates for product of two second order elliptic operators.. AB - We consider the problem of the strong unique continuation for an elasticity system with general residual stress. Due to the known counterexamples, we assume the coefficients of the elasticity system are in the Gevrey class of appropriate indices. The main tools are Carleman estimates for product of two second order elliptic operators.. KW - Carleman estimates. KW - Gevrey class. KW - Strong unique continuation. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84958559739&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - ...
University of Bristol - person profile - MRC Centre for Synaptic Plasticity - Professor Stafford Lightman - Regulation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in health and disease.
Having had adrenal fatigue myself, I can tell you its no fun. You feel exhausted and burnt out, mole hills become mountains and you can barely think clearly enough to get through your daily tasks. And then, if all thats not enough, the anxiety creeps in. Listen, our body needs stress for several reasons, but too much of it and we run the risk of putting our bodies in a habitual cycle that is dangerous. Sustaining healthy cortisol levels is imperative to good health, and isnt that what we all want?. ...
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