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Briefly explain what vasodilation is?

Vasodilation is the widening of blood vessels resulting from  relaxation of the muscular wall of the vessels. Usually occurs  during exercise, so that more oxygenated blood (MORE)
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Is smoking a vasodilator or vasoconstrictor?

Smoking constricts the bloodvessels causing poor circulation and a higher workload on the heart to get blood to all the organs and extremities of the body. It increases chance (MORE)
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Is lipitor a vasodilator?

Lipitor is a drug that lowers harmful fats in the blood, including cholesterol. Its chemical name is atorvastatin. It is not a vasodilator.
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Why does vasodilation and vasoconstriction occur when you exercise?

Making the Pipe Bigger As you exercise, the blood vessels in your muscles dilate and the blood flow is greater, just as more water flows through a fire hose than through a ga (MORE)
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What is the act of vasodilation?

The act of vasodilation is the widening of blood vessels when the walls of blood vessels relax. The purpose is to increase blood flow to areas of the body that are in need of (MORE)