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homeostatic control of blood pressure

Postby sevda » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:02 pm

hey i have an assignment on homeostasis and my question is describe and explain the homeostatic control of blood pressure. ive been trying to find an answer and im finding great diffculity as what i find on that topic i do not understand could u pls help me :(
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Postby cardiorrhexis » Fri Feb 17, 2006 6:31 pm

Well...there are so many influences on BP.

To start, there's temperature regulation and it's affects on vasodilation and vasoconstriction...also hormonal influences such as angiotensin, epinephrine, and dopamine...your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems play a role in BP too...as well as plasma and Na+ .....and even the heart...preload, contractility, stroke volume....
There are many factors involved with regulating BP....
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