Epinephrine is a hormone produced in the body that acts as a neurotransmitter and plays an important role in regulating the body's physiological responses to stress and physical activity. It is released into the bloodstream in response to a stressful situation or in response to an increase in physical activity. Its primary effects are to increase the heart rate, blood pressure and air flow to the lungs. Epinephrine is also effective in reducing inflammation, aiding in the repair of damaged tissue, and providing localized anesthesia. It is often used in medical treatments, such as the relief of asthma attacks, cardiac arrest and other life-threatening emergencies. Epinephrine is a powerful and versatile hormone that is essential for optimal health.

From: International Journal of Anesthesia

Related Article For "Epinephrine"

About (1) results

Editor: Terry D Hinds, Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)  Department of Urology University of Toledo College of Medicine
Publication Type: Open Access Journal
Description: International Journal of Steroids main aim is to provide a comprehensive platform for scientists and academicians all over the world in order to promote and share their findings about steroids.