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Irritation

Irritation

a state of overexcitation and undue sensitivity.

Origin: L. Irritatio


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Re: Brain function

... ending to the effector organ along divisions of the nerve fibre without traversing a synapse, Example,the vasodilation is resulting from the irritation of the conjunctiva; the reaction occurs even when the nerve fibre has been sectioned and thus isolated from the nervous centres.

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by beautiful
Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:09 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Brain function
Replies: 1
Views: 3475

Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... neurological problem (because of the dry mouth) or some secretory problem (like bile reflux from the intestines or something similar that causes irritation of the bowels/stomach and this burb-thing). Foul eggs usually contain sulphur compunds (that's why the smell), not sure if this bit of information ...

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 34
Views: 101729

Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... and very frightening 'wave' in my chest. I don't know how else to describe it. Like an electrical 'hiccup'. Apparently, I know know it is extreme irritation or 'exitability' of the vagus nerve. I also would be on the point of sleep...just as you move from consiousness into sleep, and would suddenly ...

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by Lesley998
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
Replies: 23
Views: 76884

Discussion of Cocamidopropyl betaine

... is used as a surfactant in bath products such as shampoos and hand soaps, and in cosmetics as an emulsifying agent and thickener, and to reduce irritation purely ionic surfactants would cause. It also serves as an antistatic agent in hair conditioners. Cocamidopropyl betaine is a derivate of ...

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by vikasm
Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:15 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Discussion of Cocamidopropyl betaine
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Views: 3924

Re: Vagus Nerve

... at every meal, when others eat and drink more than I do. The Dr's thought I had an ulcer. They did an upper and lower "scopy" they found irritation in my stomach....did the biopsy...found H. Pylori. Treated me for that. Some of the pain went away. I had a neg for H. Pylori in Feb, so ...

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by amandad37
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:17 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
Views: 167251
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