The relaxation response
induced by the PDE-5 inhibitor sildenafil at 1 [micro]M dose was considerably reduced in the diabetic rats when compared with the control rats (Figure 4d).
But brain scans of the relaxation response
group showed greater activity in the parts of the brain devoted to deliberate control and supplementary motor activity.
There was no significant difference between the [E.sub.max] of relaxation response
to SNP of aortic rings from the Sham-V, RAC-V, RAC-E5, RAC-E10, RAC-E20, and RAC-E30 groups (figure 1C).
The long and deep exhalations of the second exercise help the body calm down to "rest and digest"--the same Relaxation Response
There were no differences in relaxation responses
between 3- and 9-week-old rats in the presence or absence of endothelium.
The SFTE-rich diet significantly improved the relaxation response
of the aortas.
The body's natural relaxation response
is a powerful antidote to stress.
Pharmaceutical companies create drugs that produce the relaxation response
in the form of anxiolytics, antihypertensives and other medications that work specifically to produce parasympathetic stimulating effects.
What we need to do is to activate a relaxation response
after a fight or flight response and lower our stress levels regularly.
M learned to use diaphragm breathing and breathing awareness to facilitate the relaxation response
. Her heart rate decreased from the mid to high 90s to the low 80s/high 70s.
Meditation is also called "the relaxation response
" as it elicits the opposite bodily reaction from the "fight-or-flight" response.
His studies found out that, in fact, the body's relaxation response
can be triggered by a realistic illusion of a natural view.