hyperreactivity


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hyperreactivity

(ˌhaɪpəˌriːækˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
an exaggerated response to stimuli
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Cells, mediators, cytokines, chemokines, neuropeptides, and various adhesion molecules involved in inflammation interact with one another in a complex structure and contribute to the emergence of specific symptoms and nonspecific nasal hyperreactivity [17].
The accepted view of the neurobiology of PTSD is that it represents a failure of the medial prefrontal/anterior cingulate network to regulate activity in the amygdala, with resultant hyperreactivity to threat.
Table 1: Effects of environmental tobacco smoke exposure in prenatal period Effects in preterm and term period Vasoconstriction in placenta Preterm birth Low birth weight Postterm effects Attention deficit and hyperreactivity Cognitive dysfunction Gross motor dysfunction Table 2: Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on airways Decrease in mucociliary clearance Depression in neutrophil response Depletion in response of alveolar macrophages Airway inflammation Bronchial hyperreactivity Exacerbation of COPD or asthma COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Background: Fine particulate matter (PM[sub]2.5) exacerbates airway inflammation and hyperreactivity in patients with asthma, but the mechanism remains unclear.
PEF variability is associated with airway hyperreactivity andisawell-accepted diagnostic aid for implementation in primary care.
Resolution of airway inflammation and hyperreactivity after in vivo transfer of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells is interleukin 10 dependent.
Asthma is a condition of hypersensitivity to common exposures, associated with chronic airway inflammation, hyperreactivity, congestion, and airflow restriction.
Happel recommends moving on to bronchial hyperreactivity testing via a methacholine challenge.
Comments: Neurofense is an overall natural neuro-soothing active ingredient acting on the three biological components of skin sensitivity: neuronal hyperreactivity, quality of the cutaneous barrier and skin inflammation.
A possible question for a future study is whether the use of fentanyl specifically decreases the incidence of hypoxemic episodes resulting from airway hyperreactivity during EGD.
(1) detected vestibular hyperreactivity in patients with dystonia.