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Parasympathetic Nervous System

Known as: nervous parasympathetic system, Systems, Parasympathetic Nervous, Parasympathetic part of autonomic division of nervous system 
The craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system. The cell bodies of the parasympathetic preganglionic fibers are in brain stem nuclei and… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
A theory is proposed to explain the benefits of yoga practices in diverse, frequently comorbid medical conditions based on the… Expand
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2006
Review
2006
Increasing amounts of data suggest that inflammatory responses have an important role in the pathophysiology of depression… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
UNLABELLED It has been postulated that sensory stimulation (acupuncture) affects the cardiovascular system via the autonomic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1. Time domain summary statistics and frequency domain parameters can be used to measure heart rate variability. More recently… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Cardiac vagal tone is proposed as a novel index of stress and stress vulnerability in mammals. A model is described that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The cause of most cases of human obesity is unknown. Specific alterations in the activity of the autonomic nervous system may… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We injected acetylcholine (ACh), the neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system, into the coronary arteries of 28… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Spectral analysis of spontaneous heart rate fluctuations were assessed by use of autonomic blocking agents and changes in posture… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
To assess the relationship between aging and autonomic nervous system function, cardiovascular and pupillary autonomic nervous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract To define the state of the parasympathetic nervous system in heart failure, parasympathetic blockade with atropine was… Expand
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