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*  Vasodilation
The spinal cord has both vasodilation and vasoconstriction nerves. The neurons that control vascular vasodilation originate in ... These approaches to the mechanism of vasodilation are not mutually exclusive. Vasodilation directly affects the relationship ... Vasodilation works to decrease TPR and blood pressure through relaxation of smooth muscle cells in the tunica media layer of ... Cold-induced vasodilation (CIVD) occurs after cold exposure, possibly to reduce the risk of injury. It can take place in ...
*  Glossary of biology
vasodilation . vegetative reproduction The type of reproduction in which sexual process is not involved, also known as asexual ...
*  Prostaglandin D2
Research carried out in 1989 found PGD2 is the primary mediator of vasodilation (the "niacin flush") after ingestion of niacin ... It causes vasodilation. Elevated levels of PGD2 and PGD2 synthase in scalp hair follicles may be partially responsible for male ...
*  Thermoregulation in humans
Arteriolar vasodilation occurs. The smooth muscle walls of the arterioles relax allowing increased blood flow through the ...
*  Surface Chemistry of Microvasculature
"Vasodilation and Vasoconstriction: Real Story." Vasodilation and Vasoconstriction. 2011. Web. 21 May 2012. University of ... Vasodilation is, in essence, the opposite of vasoconstriction. In vasodilation the blood vessels dilate to allow more blood ... Like vasoconstriction, vasodilation can be caused by internal and external factors. For example, nitric oxide, found in food, ... Vasodilation is also triggered for thermoregulation to provide heat dissipation. The Starling Equation describes the flow of a ...
*  Vasomotion
Vasoconstriction Vasodilation Vasospasm. ...
*  Hyperaemia
The mechanisms of vasodilation are predominantly local metabolites and myogenic effects. Increased metabolic activity of the ... These changes cause significant vasodilation. The reverse occurs when metabolic activity is slowed and these substances wash ... These vasodilators released from the tissue act on local arterioles causing vasodilation, this causes a decrease in vascular ... this then elicits arteriolar vasodilation consequently, creating a pathway of least resistance so blood flow can be precisely ...
*  Diallyl trisulfide
This causes vasodilation and improves hemodynamics. DATS is a promising treatment for cardiac arrhythmias through its ability ...
*  Compliance (physiology)
Vasodilation and vasoconstriction are complex phenomena; they are functions not merely of the fluid mechanics of pressure and ...
*  Hunting reaction
This cold-induced vasodilation increases blood flow and subsequently the temperature of the fingers. A new phase of ... The hunting reaction or hunting response is a process of alternating vasoconstriction and vasodilation in extremities exposed ... Hypothermia Thermoregulation Axon reflex Reynaud's disease Daanen, H.A.M. (2003). "Finger cold-induced vasodilation: a review ... reduced mean temperature of the digits and a prolonged time of cold exposure prior to initial vasodilation), thus putting the ...
*  Digoxin
Slight vasodilation is seen in heart failure. This effect is contrary to effects that should be seen as a result of increased ... causing indirect vasodilation. Digoxin also affects the kidney by increased renal blood flow and increased glomerular ...
*  Histamine H2 receptor
The smooth muscle relaxation leads to vasodilation. Inhibition of neutrophil activation and chemotaxis H2-receptor antagonist ... T-cell proliferation and cytokine production Vasodilation - PKA activity causes phosphorylation of MLCK, decreasing its ...
*  Nitroglycerin (drug)
... which suggested a vasodilation effect (as suggested by Sobrero). Constantine Hering developed a form of nitroglycerin in 1847 ... counteraction of GTN vasodilation by neurohormonal activation; and oxidative stress.[full citation needed] Recent evidence ...
*  Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid
Cause Vasodilation in the systemic arterial circulation. Cause Vasoconstriction of the Liver sinusoidal and pulmonary venous ... These studies find that selective (but not entirely specific) CYP epoxygenase-inhibiting drugs reduce human vasodilation ... contribute in small or large part to vasodilation responses and by this action promote blood flow to tissues and function in ... express hyperactive sEH and show reduced vasodilation responses to bradykinin. Other studies find that women with pregnancy- ...
*  Soluble guanylyl cyclase
Most notably, this enzyme is involved in vasodilation. In humans, it is encoded by the genes GUCY1A2, GUCY1A3, GUCY1B2 and ...
*  Heat therapy
In fact, recent studies indicate that vasodilation, the expansion of the blood capillaries (vessels) to allow more blood flow, ... Heat therapy is contraindicated in case of acute injury and bleeding disorders (because of vasodilation), tissues with a severe ... Heat creates higher tissue temperatures, which produces vasodilation that increases the supply of oxygen and nutrients and the ... All devices primarily provide heat to promote vasodilation. Infrared radiation Infrared radiation is a convenient system to ...
*  Systemic scleroderma
Increased endothelin and decreased vasodilation has been documented. Jimenez & Derk describe three theories about the ...
*  Angiogenesis
Nitric oxide results in vasodilation of blood vessels. Chemical stimulation of angiogenesis is performed by various angiogenic ...
*  Cyclohexyl nitrite
It acts as an antianginal due to vasodilation. Like all alkyl nitrites cyclohexyl nitrite has relatively low boiling point at ...
*  Springtime lethargy
The expansion of blood vessels is called vasodilation. Food also plays a role. In winter one tends to consume more calories, ...
*  Vernal keratoconjunctivitis
Conjunctival vessels also show proliferation, increased permeability and vasodilation. Based on severity, authors have ...
*  Vasomotor
This area of the skin will become warmer because of vasodilation (loss of vasoconstriction). Depression of the vasomotor center ... Vasoconstriction Vasodilation "Vasomotor" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary WebMD (2009). "vasomotor". Webster's New World ... resulting in vasodilation. Normally, α-adrenergic receptors predominates in smooth muscle of resistance vessels. Endothelin, ...
*  Viral meningitis
MMPs and NO induce vasodilation in the cerebral vasculature. Cytokines induce capillary wall changes in the blood brain barrier ...
*  Cinaciguat
This increases biosynthesis of cyclic GMP, resulting in vasodilation. Riociguat, another drug stimulating sGC, but with a ...
*  Nifedipine
Sublingual nifedipine causes blood-pressure lowering through peripheral vasodilation. It can cause an uncontrollable decrease ...