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excitement

 [ek-sīt´ment]
response to stimuli, often used specifically to denote excessive responsiveness to stimuli, particularly of an emotional nature, and often leading to impulsive activity.
psychomotor excitement psychomotor acceleration.

ex·cite·ment

(ek-sīt'ment),
An emotional state sometimes characterized by its potential for impulsive or poorly controlled activity.

sexual response cycle

Physiology A term that encompasses the phases of a sexual act from prearousal to denouement; the SRC is divided into 4 phases. Cf Sexual dysfunction.
Sexual Response Cycle
Desire Consists of fantasies about sexual activity, desire to engage therein
Excitement Subjective component of sexual excitement is accompanied by physiologic changes, in ♂, penile tumescence and erection, in ♀ pelvic vasocongestion, vaginal lubrication, and swelling of external genitalia
Orgasm Peaking of sexual pleasure with release of sexual tension, rhythmic contraction of perineal muscles in ♂, ejaculation, in ♀, contractions of outer13 of vagina; in both, anal sphincter contracts rhythmically
Resolution Denouement Muscle relaxation, and a sense of well-being; during resolution, ♂ are unerectable for a variable period of time; ♀ remain on 'red alert'

ex·cite·ment

(ek-sīt'mĕnt)
An emotional state sometimes characterized by its potential for impulsive or poorly controlled activity.

Patient discussion about excitement

Q. I am excited to know in what way diet helps in preventing osteoporosis? my mother is suspecting to be having osteoporosis. She regularly complains of leg pain. Upon consultation with the doctor it was found with low calcium in her blood. She was given calcium tablets and was told to increase in the diet rich in calcium. She is taking milk and yoghurt especially. She is not well yet but shows some improvement. I am excited to know in what way diet helps in preventing osteoporosis?

A. you see, our bones are a giant storage of calcium. our body needs a very steady concentration of calcium, if it'll be low the body will take it form your bones. if there's too much- it'll either build bones (but only if he'll think he needs too- that is where sport get in the picture)or you'll urinate it.any way, you rather have large amount of calcium in your diet then less. but it's not enough- sport and other medication can help.

Q. my wife is pregnant !!! i am so excited ! this is the first time out of many i hope !!! but i have concerns that i would like to share with the community here ... i am afraid of being a bad father , i am afraid i won't know how to be a father ... where do u start ... how do i support my wife after the though experince ... how do i take care of the child ... a lot of things a re running through my mind with no answer ,can any one help me to calm down ????

A. you won't be a perfect father but you'll try to be. that's what's important. thousands of years of evolution gave you the basics. you'll be fine :)
congratulations!!

Q. Hello everyone !!! are you excited with the swearing of Obama To presidency??? i sure am !!! may we all get a little joy and peaceful time wit hour fresh president ... and let us all wish him a great start and a chance to change our lives ... Good Luck Mr.President Obama !!!

A. well said Mrfoot65! May all the people in America receive the healthcare treatment they need. God bless.

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Those in the audience caught the groups excitement, turning the tent into a dance party.
Football fans crave excitement. It's their raison d'etre.
For more information and to book onto a class visit www.huddersfieldtaekwondoclub.org * CONGRATULATIONS: Some 23 students, from Huddersfield Taekwondo Club's Lil Dragons, came full of nerves and excitement along with their more nervous and excited parents for the clubs first Lil dragon grading (S)
Scientists from the University of Sussex monitoring the heart rates and skin conductance (a measure of excitement) of ten racegoers found that the participants' heart rates rose to an average peak of 109 beats per minute, with the top heart rate recorded as 129 bpm.
It is what it is and the excitement is still there - but differently."
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