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*  Vascular smooth muscle
Excessive vasoconstriction leads to high blood pressure, while excessive vasodilation as in shock leads to low blood pressure. ... Under NE binding α 1 {\displaystyle \alpha _{1}} receptors cause vasoconstriction (i.e. contraction of the vascular smooth ... Agonists of α 2 {\displaystyle \alpha _{2}} receptors in the vascular smooth muscle lead to vasoconstriction. However, in ...
*  Vasoconstriction
Severe vasoconstriction may result in symptoms of intermittent claudication. The mechanism that leads to vasoconstriction ... Vasoconstriction is the narrowing of the blood vessels resulting from contraction of the muscular wall of the vessels, in ... Vasoconstriction can be a contributing factor to erectile dysfunction. An increase in blood flow to the penis causes an ... Factors that trigger vasoconstriction can be of exogenous or endogenous origin. Ambient temperature is an example of the former ...
*  Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction
This hypoxia causes vasoconstriction that ultimately leads to high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). For this reason, some ... Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction (HPV), also known as the Euler-Liljestrand mechanism, is a physiological phenomenon in which ... The standard drug treatment of dexamethasone does not alter the hypoxia or the consequent vasoconstriction, but stimulates ... "Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction requires connexin 40-mediated endothelial signal conduction". The Journal of Clinical ...
*  Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome
... (RCVS, sometimes called Call-Fleming syndrome) is a disease characterized by a ... "Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: an under-recognized clinical emergency". Ther Adv Neurol Disord. 3: 161-171. ... Less than 5% of patients experience progressive vasoconstriction, which can lead to stroke, progressive cerebral edema, or even ... A 2007 review by Leonard Calabrese and colleagues proposed the name reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome, which has ...
*  Alpha-adrenergic agonist
vasoconstriction and mydriasis; used as vasopressors, nasal decongestants and eye exams). Selected examples are: Methoxamine ...
*  Surface Chemistry of Microvasculature
"Vasodilation and Vasoconstriction: Real Story." Vasodilation and Vasoconstriction. 2011. Web. 21 May 2012. University of ... Decreases and increases in temperature trigger vasoconstriction and vasodilation respectively. Vasoconstriction affects flow ... Like vasoconstriction, vasodilation can be caused by internal and external factors. For example, nitric oxide, found in food, ... the opposite of vasoconstriction. In vasodilation the blood vessels dilate to allow more blood flow. The smooth muscle cells ...
*  Vasomotion
Vasoconstriction Vasodilation Vasospasm. ...
*  Thermoregulation in humans
This process is called vasoconstriction. It is impossible to prevent all heat loss from the blood, only to reduce it. In ... extremely cold conditions, excessive vasoconstriction leads to numbness and pale skin. Frostbite occurs only when water within ...
*  Haemodynamic response
It involves vasoconstrictions of blood vessels connected to and within the lungs. As a result, the heart has a hard time ... Endothelial dysfunction induces coronary vasoconstriction. This is caused by catecholamine release and by infections. Severe ... which acts through yet to-be-determined mechanisms to induce vasoconstriction. It has also been shown that agonists of ...
*  Cocaine intoxication
Heat loss is also inhibited by the cocaine-induced vasoconstriction. Cocaine and/or associated hyperthermia may cause muscle ... Calcium channel blockers may also be used to treat hypertension and coronary arterial vasoconstriction, but fail to lower ... Cocaine and its metabolites may cause arterial vasoconstriction hours after use. Epicardial coronary arteries are especially ... The phenomenon of "unopposed alpha-stimulation," in which blood pressure increases or coronary artery vasoconstriction worsens ...
*  Choking game
... but in the brain alone it causes vasoconstriction (narrowing of the blood vessels)[citation needed]. This vasoconstriction ... Vasoconstriction is only reversed by the build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood through suspension of breathing. In some ... Increase in blood pH, (respiratory alkalosis). Vasoconstriction of blood vessels supplying brain. Pooling of the blood present ... it is highly vulnerable if vasoconstriction is not reversed. Normally, if the brain is hypoxic, autonomous systems in the body ...
*  Compliance (physiology)
Vasodilation and vasoconstriction are complex phenomena; they are functions not merely of the fluid mechanics of pressure and ...
*  Vasodilation
The process is the opposite of vasoconstriction, which is the narrowing of blood vessels. When blood vessels dilate, the flow ... When the fingers are exposed to cold, vasoconstriction occurs first to reduce heat loss, resulting in strong cooling of the ... A new phase of vasoconstriction follows the vasodilation, after which the process repeats itself. This is called the Hunting ... The spinal cord has both vasodilation and vasoconstriction nerves. The neurons that control vascular vasodilation originate in ...
*  Hypothermia
Sessler DI, Moayeri A, Støen R, Glosten B, Hynson J, McGuire J (1990). "Thermoregulatory vasoconstriction decreases cutaneous ... In essence, hypothermia increases preglomerular vasoconstriction, thus decreasing both renal blood flow (RBF) and GFR. Accurate ...
*  Diving reflex
Peripheral vasoconstriction occurs during submersion by resistance vessels limiting blood flow to muscles, skin, and viscera, ... This causes bradycardia and peripheral vasoconstriction. Blood is diverted from the limbs and all organs but the heart and the ... Myoglobin-bound oxygen is only released in relatively hypoxic muscle tissue, so the peripheral vasoconstriction due to the ... Slowing the heart rate reduces the cardiac oxygen consumption, and compensates for the hypertension due to vasoconstriction. ...
*  Wrinkle
This insight resulted in bedside tests for nerve damage and vasoconstriction. Wrinkling is often scored with immersion of the ... Recent research shows that wrinkling is related to vasoconstriction. Water probably initiates the wrinkling process by altering ... "Water-immersion wrinkeling is due to vasoconstriction". Muscle & Nerve. 27 (3): 307-311. doi:10.1002/mus.10323. PMID 12635117. ...
*  Asymmetric dimethylarginine
Arginine Hypertension Protein detoxification Vasoconstriction Vallance, P.; Leone, A.; Calver, A.; Collier, J.; Moncada, S. ( ...
*  Terutroban
It blocks thromboxane induced platelet aggregation and vasoconstriction. Hennerici, M. G.; Bots, M. L.; Ford, I.; Laurent, S.; ...
*  Outcomes Research Consortium
Tayefeh F; Plattner O; Sessler DI; Ikeda T; Marder D. (February 1998). "Circadian changes in the sweating-to-vasoconstriction ... Matsukawa T, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Bjorksten AR, Merrifield B, Cheng C (1995). "Propofol linearly reduces the vasoconstriction ... De Witte JL, Kim JS, Sessler DI, Bastanmehr H, Björksten AR (1998). "Tramadol reduces the sweating, vasoconstriction, and ... vasoconstriction, and shivering thresholds in humans". Anesthesiology. 80 (4): 780-8. doi:10.1097/00000542-199404000-00009. ...
*  Caffeine
... can increase blood pressure and cause vasoconstriction. Coffee and caffeine can affect gastrointestinal motility and ...
*  Ergotamine
... produces vasoconstriction peripherally as well as damages the peripheral epithelium. In high doses, ergotamine is ... Severe vasoconstriction may cause symptoms of intermittent claudication. Dihydroergotamine, a semi-synthetic form used as an ... At higher doses, it can cause raised arterial blood pressure, vasoconstriction (including coronary vasospasm) and bradycardia ...
*  Loneliness
This class protective mechanism is known as vasoconstriction. There are many different ways used to treat loneliness, social ...
*  Adrenalone
Vasoconstriction by adrenalone may lead to local necrosis. Adrenalone passes into breast milk, but adverse effects are unlikely ... which is partly a consequence of the vasoconstriction caused by the drug via alpha-1 adrenergic receptors. In an (unspecified) ...
*  CPVL
Pshezhetsky AV, Hinek A (January 2009). "Serine carboxypeptidases in regulation of vasoconstriction and elastogenesis". Trends ...
*  Necktie
Their cited risks are entanglement, infection, and vasoconstriction. Entanglement is a risk when working with machinery or in ...