arousal response

arousal response

The constellation of physiological changes—e.g., increased muscle tension, tachycardia and secretion of catecholamines—which help prepare the body for expenditure of a large amount of energy; also known as
the fight-or-flight response.
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SST-6007 incorporates sildenafil, the same active ingredient in Viagra, in a proprietary cream formulation that is specifically designed to locally increase blood flow to the vulvar-vaginal tissue in women, leading to a potential improvement in genital arousal response and overall sexual experience.
A likely explanation is that this transient dysfunction seen for these non-distraction trials reflects over-arousal, due to either a more pronounced arousal response or an impaired ability to regulate the heightened arousal (Carli et al.
The pattern (see Figure 2) was that for high SPS participants, consistent with the vantage sensitivity notion, the better the quality of parenting, the stronger was the arousal response to the positive pictures.
While a topical product doesn't affect the brain chemistry, Zestra incites a genital arousal response, which often becomes a catalyst for reactive sexual desire within the brain.
Others have indicated that OSAS in children can further suppress the arousal response and effect bladder pressure or urinary hormone secretion.
These include vascular changes in the urogenital tissues affecting lubrication, and alterations in genital arousal response.
26, 2011 online edition of the Journal of Neuroscience that the cells necessary for a light-induced arousal response are located in the hypothalamus, an area of the brain responsible for, among other things, control of the autonomic nervous system, body temperature, hunger, thirst, fatigue, and sleep.
Jerome Siegel, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, and colleagues report in the current online edition of the Journal of Neuroscience that the cells necessary for a light-induced arousal response are located in the hypothalamus, an area at the base of the brain responsible for, among other things, control of the autonomic nervous system, body temperature, hunger, thirst, fatigue -- and sleep.
Although the arousal threshold values are highly variable between individuals, patients with OSA tend to have an impaired arousal response to airway occlusion (more negative pressure required for respiratory arousal) than controls (99).
The complement to relaxation is arousal, or the arousal response.
The significant interaction for tense arousal was due to the inactive groups heightened response during and after exercise when compared to the active group's tense arousal response.
Obstructed breathing produces an arousal response that revs up the body into a 'fight-or-flight' stance," she explains.