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The Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System Explained

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To put things in simple terms, the sympathetic nervous system can put our body into a "tense" state. It can increase the blood flow to the muscles, stimulate the production of epinephrine and nor-epinephrine, and even increase our heart rate. These are all functions that help us survive when actual danger occurs. Of course, they can also cause panic symptoms when no clear danger is present.pathetic nervous system" below.