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    Why are the effects of the sympathetic system longer-lasting then the parasympathetic response and why can hypertension be a side effect of a prolonged sympathetic response? Be specific.

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    The question of "why" should typically be left to philosophers and theologians; however, many scientists continue to use the term "why" when they really mean something like "describe how".
    <br><br>The sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) prepares the body for emergency situations. Think of "E" - for emergency, excitement, exercise, expenditure of ...

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