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Autonomic Nervous System (Lecture 1)

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Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) | Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems

Let's review the anatomy and neurotransmitter of the autonomic nervous system parts. Understanding this system is crucial given the long COVID involving ANS.

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This video is not intended to provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment, or medical advice; it also does not constitute provision of healthcare services. The content provided in this video is for informational and educational purposes only.
Please consult with a physician or healthcare professional regarding any medical or mental health related diagnosis or treatment. No information in this video should ever be considered as a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional.


Reference:
PhD, John E. Hall; Michael E. Hall MD MSc. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology (Guyton Physiology) 14th Edition (p. 721). Kindle Edition. 

Definition
The autonomic nervous system is the portion of the nervous system that controls most visceral functions of the body. This system helps to control arterial pressure, gastrointestinal  motility, gastrointestinal secretion, urinary bladder emptying, sweating, body temperature, and many other activities.  Some of these activities are controlled almost entirely and some only partially by the autonomic nervous system. 

Lippincott's pharmacology: Drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.


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