SMOOTH MUSCLE

any muscle that is not striated that can stay contracted for a long period of time such as blood vessels, digestive organs and the...

TACHYCARDIA

The pathologically fast beating of the heart in response to stress or drugs.

ATROPINE

n. an anticholinergic drug derived from plants, particularly from belladonna (see also belladonna alkaloids). It is also produced synthetically. Its effects include increased heart...

ZIPRASIDONE

noun. an uncommon antipsychotic which is utilized for the remediation of schizophrenia and of acute manic or combined episodes correlated with bipolar disorders. It...

PSEUDOANGINA

Pseudo angina mirrors the symptoms of Angina Pectoris (an indicator of a cardiac condition) but has no underlying medical evidence of heart disease.

Cognitive Exercises After a Stroke

What is a Stroke? A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when blood flow to the brain is blocked or interrupted. The result is...

SKELETAL MUSCLE

the muscle that gives the force to make our skeleton move. These muscles are attached to bones by tendons and often span the joint....

MUSCARINE

can be isolated from Amanita muscaria, otherwise known as Agaric and other fungi. Muscarine stimulates a variety of acetylcholine receptors in smooth muscle, cardiac...

STRESS TEST

Is a test that is administered to obtain the person's capability to perform a particular function under a specific stressful condition. It is a...

Emotional Stress & Chest Pain

Stress is a psychological condition that everyone experiences regardless of his or her socioeconomic status, gender or age. While stress can be beneficial when...

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