hyperreactivity


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hyperreactivity

 [hi″per-re-ak-tiv´ĭ-te]
the quality of being hyperreactive; see also irritability. Called also hyperresponsiveness.

hyperreactivity

[-rē′aktiv′itē]
Etymology: Gk, hyper + L, re, again, activus, active
an abnormal condition in which responses to stimuli are exaggerated. For example, asthma involves hyperreactive airways.
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Bronchial hyperreactivity in patients with moderate pulmonary circulation overload.
Mechanism of Allergy/airway Hyperreactivity in Development and Progression of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Antigen sensitization influences organophosphorus pesticideinduced airway hyperreactivity.
Recently, patients with increased TMAO concentrations were shown to be at risk for thrombotic diseases including MI and stroke, with mechanistic investigation suggesting a possible mechanistic link with platelet hyperreactivity (21), but platelet dysfunction was not demonstrated in the patients with ischemic events.
Age Gender Complaint at Previous presentation diagnoses Case 1 9 years Male Cough which had Nonspecific been lasting for diagnoses the last 6 months Case 2 6 years Female Cough and clearing URTI, throat which started bronchial following URTI hyperreactivity and had been lasting for the last 4 months Case 3 13 years Male Cough and roaring Asthma which had been lasting for the last 1.
A study showed that IL-5 plays a central role in the development of chronic inflammation of the airways and the induction of airway hyperreactivity.
21) However, more recent data do not support a correlation with menstrual phase and hyperreactivity in platelets.
Metabolite ligands of estrogen receptorbeta reduce primate hyperreactivity.
The effect of bhramari pranayama on pregnant women having cardiovascular hyperreactivity to cold pressor.