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showing a greater than normal response to stimuli.
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Loa loa infection in temporary residents of endemic regions: recognition of a hyperresponsive syndrome with characteristic clinical manifestations.
Increased contralateral suppression of otoacoustic emissions indicates a hyperresponsive medial olivocochlear system in humans with tinnitusand hyperacusis.
[5] Sweating centers, which are regulated at the level of neocortex and limbic systems, are hypothesized to be hyperresponsive to mental and emotional stimuli in patients with hyperhidrosis.
This result in FSH suppression and atresia of smaller follicles, and mid cycle mono-ovulation occurs in most patients.18 Single follicle is the major advantage of using aromatase inhibitors for ovulation induction, particularly desirable in patients with PCOS who are often hyperresponsive to gonadotropins.20
Mucus causes small airway obstruction and airway hyperresponsive which is difficult to remove.
Chronic periodontitis is initially caused by various hyperresponsive and destructive products of immune response stimulated by microbial plaque around the gingival margin.
It is still more intriguing that these basophils maintain normal response to monocyte chemotactic protein-1 (MCP-1) and bradykinin and are hyperresponsive to serum [27].
Is the cerebral cortex hyperexcitable or hyperresponsive in migraine?
Here we have shown that the lung is highly sensitive to arsenic exposure in early life: Mice exposed to arsenic in utero and in postnatal life had significant deficits in lung mechanics at 2, 4, and 8 weeks of age, and increased airway smooth muscle and hyperresponsive airways at 8 weeks of age.
Increased levels of RhoA protein and RhoA mRNA were found in airway hyperresponsive rat models although this is probably medicated through inflammatory cytokines [41-43].
These data represent alcohol-induced changes in peripheral stress pathways, which parallel basic science findings of alcohol-related adaptations in central stress systems, namely the extrahypothalamic CRF and the noradrenergic pathways that are indicative of hyperresponsive brain stress pathways noted in the previous paragraph (Cleck and Blendy 2008; Koob and Kreek 2007; Koob 2009; Rasmussen et al.