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Of or pertaining to neuropathy; of the nature of, or suffering from, nervous disease.

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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... standing, indicating that baroreflex buffering is somehow impaired. Central hyperadrenergic POTS in its most florid form is much less common than neuropathic POTS, comprising only ~10% of patients. Thus therapy in these cases usually targets a decrease in sympathetic tone both centrally and peripherally. ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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What is cancer?(in genral)

... (cytokines, prostaglandins, leukotrienes) -> thus inflammatory pain 2) the tumours can damage activate and damage sensory nerves -> neuropathic pain 3) tumour can grow in a confined space (e.g. a growing tumour in a confined space like the brain or spinal cord) however, it is not ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is cancer?(in genral)
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The Fiber Disease

... potentially damaging stimulus. Nociceptors are the nerve endings responsible for nociception, one of the two types of persistent pain (the other, neuropathic pain, occurs when nerves in the central or peripheral nervous system are damaged). When they are activated, nociceptors can trigger a reflex. ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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