Post-exercise nasal vasoconstriction and hyporeactivity: possible involvement of neuropeptide Y.

@article{Lacroix1997PostexerciseNV,
  title={Post-exercise nasal vasoconstriction and hyporeactivity: possible involvement of neuropeptide Y.},
  author={J. Sylvain Lacroix and Fernando Correia and Marwa S. Fathi and Eric Grouzmann},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={1997},
  volume={117 4},
  pages={
          609-13
        }
}
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is co-localized with noradrenaline (NA) in perivascular sympathetic nerve and is a vasoconstrictor. Pre-treatment with exogenous NPY markedly reduced nasal airway obstruction and rhinorrhea induced by the irritant capsaicin in control subjects. The aim of the present experiments was to study the time course variations of plasma concentrations of NA and NPY during and after intense exercise in 17 healthy volunteers. In parallel, changes in nasal airway resistance (NAR) were… 

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