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sympathetic

 [sim″pah-thet´ik]
1. pertaining to or caused by sympathy.
2. pertaining to the sympathetic nervous system.
sympathetic nervous system the thoracolumbar part of the autonomic nervous system, the preganglionic fibers of which arise from cell bodies in the thoracic and first three lumbar segments of the spinal cord; postganglionic fibers are distributed to the heart, smooth muscle, and glands of the entire body. (See also Plate 14.)
sympathetic stress reaction alarm reaction.

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik),
1. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
2. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
Synonym(s): sympathic
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

sympathetic

(sĭm′pə-thĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy: a sympathetic glance.
2. Favorably inclined: not at all sympathetic to her proposal.
3. Agreeably suited to one's disposition or mood; congenial: sympathetic surroundings.
4. Of, relating to, or acting on the sympathetic nervous system: a sympathetic neuron; sympathetic stimulation.
5.
a. Relating to or being vibrations, especially musical tones, produced in one body by energy from a nearby vibrating body and having the same frequency as the vibration of the nearby body.
b. Emitting such vibrations: sympathetic strings.

sym′pa·thet′i·cal·ly adv.

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik)
1. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
2. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

sym·pa·thet·ic

(sim'pă-thet'ik)
1. Denoting the sympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system.
2. Relating to or exhibiting sympathy.
[G. sympathētikos, fr. sympatheō, to feel with, sympathize, fr. syn, with, + pathos, suffering]

Patient discussion about sympathetic

Q. Anyone have/hear of RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) CRPS etc ,I have Fibro too Reflex Synmpathetic Dystrophy or CRPS and I have Fibromyalgia any others with CNS problems

A. Ok I would like to ask if any others with RSD would like to get to know each other it looks like they have groups ,no one without RSD can appreciate the pain and the way those who you love the most ,think you are a faker because some RSDers ,you can't see anything readily ,not being believed with Nerve pain thayt is worse than anything I have felt like being shot ,blown up ,Third Degree Burns well kinda like when the nerves stgart to grow back from Third degree burns but 24/7 and the same degree of p[ain since 1968 .IF RSD IS CAUGHT IN THE FIIRST YEAR IT CAN BE Reversed so yes I want knowledge (oops didnt mean caps(to yell)Thank You rsdno

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Dell'Oro et al., "Participation of the hypothalamus-hypophysis axis in the sympathetic activation of human obesity," Hypertension, vol.
The therapy led to an increase in parasympathetic activity and a decrease in sympathetic activity, rebalancing the autonomic function towards that associated with healthy function.
A descriptive study of 50 cervical sympathetic chains over a period of 2 years was conducted with appropriate ethical approval from the Ethics Committee of the Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.
Hence, in the present study, the aim is to observe the BP and heart rate reactivity to cardiovascular sympathetic stress tests and its recovery after the withdrawal of the stressor in normotensive subjects with family history of hypertension and normotensive subjects with no family history and identify its use in unmasking hypertension in high-risk individuals.
demonstrated that 3 hours of left-sided electrical stimulation of renal sympathetic nerve was able to increase both systemic and cardiac sympathetic nerve activities and cause neural remodeling in the LSG, which can be proarrhythmic in dogs in the presence of acute myocardial infarction.
A variety of factors may lead to autonomic dysfunction involved in the overactivation of the sympathetic nervous system including diet ingredients and environmental factors.
The increased sympathetic activity also decreases the blood circulation and this leads to
(3) In Kelley's model, breast cancer patients have an overactive sympathetic nervous system, and beta-blockers specifically block the beta-adrenergic receptor of the sympathetic nervous system, helping bring these patients' metabolisms closer to balance.
Sympathetic ophthalmia 50 years after penetrating injury.
A high-output hyperdynamic circulatory state has been observed in severe uncomplicated tetanus patients, [10] which was postulated to be mainly due to excessive muscular contractions, increased sympathetic tone, and a rise in the core temperature.
The role of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) for producing upper extremity symptoms has already been established as "the T4 syndrome".1,2 However, the possible pathophysiological mechanisms producing BLE symptoms due to the involvement of thoracic spine are not clear.3 Many studies have already established the effectiveness of manual therapy in restoring the sympathetic functions.3,4