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In sum, these data strongly suggests that this improvement was associated with decreases sympathetic nerve activity.
They suggested that increased muscle sympathetic nerve activity is a possible mechanism for FM.
Based on these findings, it has been proposed that Ang II in the kidney is likely to facilitate the release of norepinephrine (NE) from renal sympathetic nerve terminals through a presynaptic site of action (4,8).
Cardiac sympathetic nerve function in congestive heart failure.
This finding strongly suggests that the latter arose from the sympathetic nerves rather than the adrenal glands (Table 2).
It is also known that 6-OHDA is a useful neurotoxic agent that can reversibly impair the sympathetic nerve terminal [9,10].
There are three proposed mechanisms for its effects on fertility: it may mediate the release of neurotransmitters, which can stimulate the release of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone; it may stimulate blood flow to the uterus by inhibiting uterine central sympathetic nerve activity; and it may stimulate the production of endogenous opioids, which could reduce stress.
The blood pressures and sympathetic nerve activities of rats reduced sharply when they listened to Robert Schumann's ''Traumerei,'' suggesting that quiet piano music helps ease stress in rats, according to a recent study.
One comment in the Lilja interview hit a sympathetic nerve.
Vascular abnormalities in acute reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS I): complete inhibition of sympathetic nerve activity with recovery.
The stellate ganglion block is an injection of local anaesthetic in the sympathetic nerve tissue, located either side of his voice box.
Conventional wisdom of the past maintained that sympathetic nerve blocks are diagnostic as well as therapeutic.