sweating

Summary

Summary: The process of exocrine secretion of the SWEAT GLANDS, including the aqueous sweat from the ECCRINE GLANDS and the complex viscous fluids of the APOCRINE GLANDS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Voluntary dehydration in runners despite favorable conditions for fluid intake
    Dennis Passe
    Gatorade Sports Science Institute, Barrington, IL 60010, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:284-95. 2007
  2. ncbi Surgical treatment of primary palmar hyperhidrosis: a prospective randomized study comparing T3 and T4 sympathicotomy
    Yanguo Liu
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Center of Thoracic Mini invasive Surgery, Peking University, People s Hospital, Beijing, 100044, China
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:398-402. 2009
  3. ncbi The therapeutic effect of modified Yu Ping Feng San on idiopathic sweating in end-stage cancer patients during hospice care
    Shih Che Chiu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Phytother Res 23:363-6. 2009
  4. ncbi Muscle and blood metabolites during a soccer game: implications for sprint performance
    Peter Krustrup
    Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Department of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1165-74. 2006
  5. pmc Mechanisms and controllers of eccrine sweating in humans
    Manabu Shibasaki
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Nara Women s University Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Japan
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 2:685-96. 2010
  6. pmc Mutations in cytokine receptor-like factor 1 (CRLF1) account for both Crisponi and cold-induced sweating syndromes
    N Dagoneau
    Department of Genetics and INSERM U781, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Am J Hum Genet 80:966-70. 2007
  7. ncbi Tropical Malaysians and temperate Koreans exhibit significant differences in sweating sensitivity in response to iontophoretically administered acetylcholine
    Jeong Beom Lee
    Department of Physiology, Soonchunhyang University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Int J Biometeorol 53:149-57. 2009
  8. ncbi NGF enhances electrically induced pain, but not axon reflex sweating
    Otilia Obreja
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim 68167, Germany
    Pain 152:1856-63. 2011
  9. pmc Crisponi syndrome is caused by mutations in the CRLF1 gene and is allelic to cold-induced sweating syndrome type 1
    Laura Crisponi
    Istituto di Neurogenetica e Neurofarmacologia Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 80:971-81. 2007
  10. ncbi Side effects, complications and outcome of thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis in 406 patients
    Pedro M Rodríguez
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario de Gran Canaria Dr Negrin, C Barranco de la Ballena s n, 35020 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:514-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Voluntary dehydration in runners despite favorable conditions for fluid intake
    Dennis Passe
    Gatorade Sports Science Institute, Barrington, IL 60010, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:284-95. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi Surgical treatment of primary palmar hyperhidrosis: a prospective randomized study comparing T3 and T4 sympathicotomy
    Yanguo Liu
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Center of Thoracic Mini invasive Surgery, Peking University, People s Hospital, Beijing, 100044, China
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:398-402. 2009
    ..thoracic sympathetic surgery was effective for palmar hyperhidrosis (PH), but side effects such as compensatory sweating and over dry hands were common...
  3. ncbi The therapeutic effect of modified Yu Ping Feng San on idiopathic sweating in end-stage cancer patients during hospice care
    Shih Che Chiu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Phytother Res 23:363-6. 2009
    End-stage cancer patients frequently suffer from idiopathic sweating of unknown cause. This study was to evaluate the effect (primary endpoint) of modified Yu Ping Feng San on idiopathic sweating and adverse reactions (secondary endpoint)...
  4. ncbi Muscle and blood metabolites during a soccer game: implications for sprint performance
    Peter Krustrup
    Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Department of Human Physiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1165-74. 2006
    ..To examine muscle and blood metabolites during soccer match play and relate it to possible changes in sprint performance...
  5. pmc Mechanisms and controllers of eccrine sweating in humans
    Manabu Shibasaki
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Nara Women s University Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Japan
    Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 2:685-96. 2010
    ..While the primary controller of sweating is the integration between internal and skin temperatures, a number of non-thermal factors modulate the sweating ..
  6. pmc Mutations in cytokine receptor-like factor 1 (CRLF1) account for both Crisponi and cold-induced sweating syndromes
    N Dagoneau
    Department of Genetics and INSERM U781, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Am J Hum Genet 80:966-70. 2007
    ..The identification of CRLF1 mutations in Crisponi syndrome supports the key role of the CNTFR pathway in the function of the autonomic nervous system...
  7. ncbi Tropical Malaysians and temperate Koreans exhibit significant differences in sweating sensitivity in response to iontophoretically administered acetylcholine
    Jeong Beom Lee
    Department of Physiology, Soonchunhyang University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea
    Int J Biometeorol 53:149-57. 2009
    ..This study was designed to compare the peripheral mechanisms of thermal sweating in tropical natives with that of their temperate counterparts...
  8. ncbi NGF enhances electrically induced pain, but not axon reflex sweating
    Otilia Obreja
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, Mannheim 68167, Germany
    Pain 152:1856-63. 2011
    ..4%). In summary, axonal sensitization of nociceptors by NGF could underlie the hyperalgesia to electrical stimulation. Enhanced responses were limited to nociceptors, as no sensitization was found in sympathetic efferent neurons...
  9. pmc Crisponi syndrome is caused by mutations in the CRLF1 gene and is allelic to cold-induced sweating syndrome type 1
    Laura Crisponi
    Istituto di Neurogenetica e Neurofarmacologia Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 80:971-81. 2007
    ..1. The most prominent candidate gene was CRLF1, recently found to be involved in the pathogenesis of cold-induced sweating syndrome type 1 (CISS1)...
  10. ncbi Side effects, complications and outcome of thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis in 406 patients
    Pedro M Rodríguez
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario de Gran Canaria Dr Negrin, C Barranco de la Ballena s n, 35020 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:514-9. 2008
    ..Thoracic sympathectomy (TS) is the treatment of choice for severe primary hyperhidrosis. However, complications, side effects and satisfaction have not been well defined...
  11. ncbi Prolonged residence of temperate natives in the tropics produces a suppression of sweating
    Jun Sang Bae
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, 336 1, Ssangyong dong, Cheonan 330 090, South Korea
    Pflugers Arch 453:67-72. 2006
    ..How sweating is modified in natives of temperate climate zones by prolonged residence in the tropics is not well-understood...
  12. ncbi Detection of small-fiber neuropathy by sudomotor testing
    Victoria A Low
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Guggenheim 811, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Muscle Nerve 34:57-61. 2006
    ..Sudomotor examination is thus a highly sensitive detection tool in DSFN. Autonomic involvement is mainly distal, and additionally may involve adrenergic and the long cardiovagal fibers...
  13. ncbi Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for severe hyperhidrosis: impact of restrictive denervation on compensatory sweating
    Johannes Schmidt
    Department of Surgery, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Lutherhaus, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1048-55. 2006
    Compensatory sweating is noted frequently after sympathectomy and may be difficult to control in some patients...
  14. ncbi The sweating response of elite professional soccer players to training in the heat
    S M Shirreffs
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Int J Sports Med 26:90-5. 2005
    ..This, however, is in accord with data in the literature from other levels of soccer players and athletes in other events. These measurements allow for an individualisation of the club's hydration strategy...
  15. pmc Impact of menopausal symptoms on quality of life 6 months after systemic breast cancer treatment: results from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study
    Tsogzolmaa Dorjgochoo
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 119:725-35. 2010
    ..01 for all). Our study indicates that in Chinese women recently treated for breast cancer, MPS adversely impacts QOL. Actively soliciting and treating MPS in these women should significantly improve their QOL...
  16. pmc Greater exercise sweating in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome compared with obese controls
    Nina S Stachenfeld
    The John B Pierce Laboratory, 290 Congress Ave, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1660-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that core temperature (Tc) threshold for sweating during exercise is delayed in women with PCOS and that testosterone delays the Tc set point for sweating during ..
  17. ncbi Effect of oxybutynin on exercise-induced sweating in healthy individuals
    Marthe van Houte
    Department of Dermatology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    J Dermatolog Treat 19:101-4. 2008
    ..Some dermatoses aggravate as a result of sweating. Therefore, oxybutynin might also be useful in such normohidrotic patients...
  18. ncbi No compensatory sweating after botulinum toxin treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis
    A L Krogstad
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sahlgren Universtiy Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 152:329-33. 2005
    ..In recent years botulinum toxin A has emerged as a useful treatment. Compensatory sweating, which is a major problem in many patients who have undergone transthoracic endoscopic sympathectomy for ..
  19. ncbi Nonthermoregulatory control of cutaneous vascular conductance and sweating during recovery from dynamic exercise in women
    W Shane Journeay
    Laboratory of Human Bioenergetics and Environmental Physiology, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Appl Physiol 99:1816-21. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that an active recovery mode would be most effective in attenuating the fall in MAP, CVC, and sweating during exercise recovery...
  20. ncbi Equine sweating and anhidrosis Part 2: anhidrosis
    David McEwan Jenkinson
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, West Medical Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Vet Dermatol 18:2-11. 2007
    ..There is a need for considerably more research on the secretory and transcriptional processes to document the changes arising within the glandular secretory mechanism as a prelude to development of a corrective treatment...
  21. ncbi Control of cutaneous vascular conductance and sweating during recovery from dynamic exercise in humans
    W Shane Journeay
    Laboratory of Human Bioenergetics and Environmental Physiology, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Appl Physiol 96:2207-12. 2004
    ..and 3) inactive (motionless) recovery modes on mean arterial pressure (MAP), skin blood flow (SkBF), and sweating during recovery after 15 min of dynamic exercise...
  22. ncbi Consistently high urine specific gravity in adolescent American football players and the impact of an acute drinking strategy
    E A Stover
    Gatorade Sports Science Institute, Barrington, IL 60010, USA
    Int J Sports Med 27:330-5. 2006
    ..Implementing a drinking strategy appeared to improve hydration status based on changes in body weight and USG (Part 2)...
  23. pmc Inactivation of cardiotrophin-like cytokine, a second ligand for ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor, leads to cold-induced sweating syndrome in a patient
    Francois Rousseau
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale U564, F 49033 Angers, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10068-73. 2006
    ..We have reported mutations in the chaperone soluble receptor CLF, causing cold-induced sweating syndrome (CISS). In this study, we studied the CLC-mutated alleles in a patient suffering from a similar disease...
  24. pmc Menopausal symptoms among breast cancer patients 6 months after diagnosis: a report from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study
    Tsogzolmaa Dorjgochoo
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Menopause 16:1205-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of menopausal symptoms in relation to treatment modalities in Asian women treated for breast cancer...
  25. ncbi Effects of training, environment, and host factors on the sweating response to exercise
    L E Armstrong
    University of Connecticut, Dept of Physiology and Neurobiology, Storrs 06269 1110, USA
    Int J Sports Med 19:S103-5. 1998
    ..to delineate the effects of training status, heat acclimation, environmental conditions and host factors on the sweating response to exercise...
  26. ncbi Evaluation of objective methods to diagnose palmar hyperhidrosis and monitor effects of botulinum toxin treatment
    Anne Lene Krogstad
    Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sahlgren University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1909-16. 2004
    ..To evaluate (1) if laboratory tests may be a useful complement in diagnosing palmar hyperhidrosis and (2) if such tests can be used in the follow up examination of treatment effects...
  27. ncbi Botulinum toxin A (Botox) and sweating-dose efficacy and comparison to other BoNT preparations
    Tanja Schlereth
    Department of Neurology, University of Mainz, Germany
    Auton Neurosci 117:120-6. 2005
    ..Neurology 49, 189-194]. Botulinum toxins block motor nerves as well as autonomic fibres [Rand, M.J., Whaler, B.C., 1965. Impairment of sympathetic transmission by botulinum toxin. Nature 206, 588-591]...
  28. ncbi Sweating and tympanic temperature during warm water immersion compared between Vietnamese and Japanese living in Hanoi
    My Hang Nguyen
    KYOUSEI Science Center for Life and Science, Graduate School of Human Culture, Nara Women s University, Nara 630 8506, Japan
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 32:9-16. 2003
    The present study compared between Japanese and Vietnamese subjects living in Hanoi, the local evaporation rate by sweating and the tympanic temperature during legs immersion in warm water...
  29. ncbi Effect of posture on the thermal efficiency of a plastic bag wrapping in neonate: assessment using a thermal "sweating" mannequin
    Khalid Belghazi
    DMAG EA 3901 INERIS, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, 3 rue des Louvels, F 80036 Amiens Cedex 1, France
    Med Phys 33:637-44. 2006
    ..When the bag is present, the uncovered surface of the head accounts for about 50% of the total heat loss. This simple and inexpensive solution can be used to prevent thermal stress and dehydration in very small premature neonates...
  30. ncbi Impaired sweating function in adult atopic dermatitis: results of the quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test
    K Eishi
    Department of Dermatology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 147:683-8. 2002
    Impaired sweating is thought to be a cause of barrier dysfunction in atopic dermatitis (AD).
  31. ncbi The Hot Flush Behavior Scale: a measure of behavioral reactions to menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Menopause 18:1178-83. 2011
    ..This article describes the development of the Hot Flush Behavior Scale (HFBehS), a measure of the behavioral strategies that women use in response to HF/NS, and reports on the reliability, validity, and factor structure of the scale...
  32. ncbi Comparison of thermoregulatory responses to heat between Malaysian and Japanese males during leg immersion
    Titis Wijayanto
    Department of Ergonomics, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 55:491-500. 2011
    ..These findings indicated that regional differences in body sweating distribution might exist between Malaysians and Japanese during heat exposure, with more uniform distribution of ..
  33. ncbi Comparison of heat dissipation response between Malaysian and Japanese males during exercise in humid heat stress
    Hitoshi Wakabayashi
    Department of Ergonomics, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 55:509-17. 2011
    ..It is concluded that the greater core-skin temperature gradient observed in MY is responsible for the smaller increase in T(re)...
  34. ncbi Defective sweating responses in atopic dermatitis
    Tetsuo Shiohara
    Department of Dermatology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Probl Dermatol 41:68-79. 2011
    ..and antimicrobial barrier dysfunction represents the primary event in the development of AD, an evaluation of sweating responses in AD is a logical place to look for changes that predispose to the disease...
  35. ncbi Core temperature and sweating onset in humans acclimated to heat given at a fixed daily time
    O Shido
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920 8640, Japan
    Am J Physiol 276:R1095-101. 1999
    ..The Tre and sweating rates at the forearm and chest were measured...
  36. ncbi A short-term poikilothermic period occurs just after paradoxical sleep onset in humans: characterization changes in sweating effector activity
    G Dewasmes
    URAPC, School of Medicine and Pharmacy of Amiens, University of Picardie Jules Verne, France
    J Sleep Res 6:252-8. 1997
    ..This extension could be underlain by the unique development of our cognitive and/or learning functions...
  37. ncbi Unilateral loss of facial flushing and sweating with contralateral anhidrosis: harlequin syndrome or Adie's syndrome?
    D Caparros-Lefebvre
    Department of Neurology, CHRU Lille
    Clin Auton Res 3:239-41. 1993
    A 45-year-old woman presented with a 10 year history of asymmetrical facial flushing and sweating after exertion or in hot weather...
  38. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for women who have menopausal symptoms following breast cancer treatment (MENOS 1): trial protocol
    Eleanor Mann
    Department of Psychology at Guy s, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 5th floor Bermondsey Wing, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    BMC Cancer 11:44. 2011
    ..2. Improve mood and quality of life after six weeks of treatment and at six months post-randomisation...
  39. ncbi An analysis of the natural course of compensatory sweating following thoracoscopic sympathectomy
    A C Currie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 9:437-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the long-term results of thoracoscopic sympathectomy in the treatment of hyperhydrosis...
  40. ncbi Disorders of sweating
    William P Cheshire
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    Semin Neurol 23:399-406. 2003
    The clinical spectrum of sweating disorders includes sudomotor excess and deficiency. Hyperhidrosis is characterized by sweating beyond that required to maintain a constant internal body temperature...
  41. ncbi Influence of training on sweating responses during submaximal exercise in horses
    L J McCutcheon
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 89:2463-71. 2000
    b>Sweating responses were examined in five horses during a standardized exercise test (SET) in hot conditions (32-34 degrees C, 45-55% relative humidity) during 8 wk of exercise training (5 days/wk) in moderate conditions (19-21 degrees C, ..
  42. pmc Sustained impairments in cutaneous vasodilation and sweating in grafted skin following long-term recovery
    Scott L Davis
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J Burn Care Res 30:675-85. 2009
    We previously identified impaired cutaneous vasodilation and sweating in grafted skin 5 to 9 months postsurgery...
  43. ncbi Assessing function and pathology in familial dysautonomia: assessment of temperature perception, sweating and cutaneous innervation
    Max J Hilz
    Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, Suite NB 7W11, New York, NY, 10016, USA
    Brain 127:2090-8. 2004
    This study was performed to assess cutaneous nerve fibre loss in conjunction with temperature and sweating dysfunction in familial dysautonomia (FD)...
  44. ncbi Hydration and sweating responses to hot-weather football competition
    S S Kurdak
    Department of Physiology, Division of Sports Physiology, Cukurova University, Balcali, Adana, Turkey
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:133-9. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi Effect of duodenal levodopa infusion on blood pressure and sweating
    V Pursiainen
    Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:e20-4. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effect of DLI on blood pressure (BP), sweating, and non-motor symptoms.
  46. ncbi A randomized, blinded clinical evaluation of a novel microwave device for treating axillary hyperhidrosis: the dermatologic reduction in underarm perspiration study
    Dee Anna Glaser
    Department of Dermatology, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Dermatol Surg 38:185-91. 2012
    ..Duration of effect and effectiveness limit current options for treating axillary hyperhidrosis. A new microwave procedure for treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis has been tested...
  47. ncbi Human exposure at two radio frequencies (450 and 2450 MHz): similarities and differences in physiological response
    E R Adair
    United States Air Force Research Laboratory, HEDR, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas 78235 5324, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics . 1999
    ..of increase in those skin temperatures under direct irradiation was directly related to frequency, but local sweating rates on back and chest were related more to T(a) and SAR...
  48. ncbi Evaluation of sudomotor function
    Phillip A Low
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Foundation, 811 Guggenheim, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1506-13. 2004
  49. ncbi A cognitive model of menopausal hot flushes and night sweats
    Myra S Hunter
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry at Guy s, King s College London, London, UK
    J Psychosom Res 69:491-501. 2010
    ..As part of Phase II intervention development, we describe a cognitive behavioral treatment which links the bio-psycho-social processes specified in the model to components of the intervention...
  50. ncbi The body mass index and level of resection: predictive factors for compensatory sweating after sympathectomy
    Jose Ribas Milanez De Campos
    Dept of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital das Clínicas Heart Institute Incor University of São Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Auton Res 15:116-20. 2005
    Compensatory sweating (CS) is the most common adverse event and the main cause of dissatisfaction among patients undergoing a VATS sympathectomy for the treatment of primary hyperhidrosis...
  51. pmc Longitudinal analysis of the association between vasomotor symptoms and race/ethnicity across the menopausal transition: study of women's health across the nation
    Ellen B Gold
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1226-35. 2006
    ..We also sought to determine whether racial/ethnic differences were explained by sociodemographic, health, or lifestyle factors...
  52. pmc Sweat testing to evaluate autonomic function
    Ben M W Illigens
    Autonomic and Peripheral Nerve Laboratory, Dept of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Deaconess Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Auton Res 19:79-87. 2009
    ..In this article, we describe many of the common clinical tests available for evaluation of sudomotor function with focus on the testing methodology and limitations while providing concrete examples of test results...
  53. ncbi Vasomotor symptoms are associated with a lower bone mineral density
    Gerrie Cor M Gast
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Menopause 16:231-8. 2009
    ..The severity of vasomotor symptoms has been hypothesized to be linked to a lower bone mineral density (BMD). We examined whether women with vasomotor symptoms are different from women without symptoms with regard to BMD...
  54. ncbi Effects of profuse sweating induced by exercise on urinary uric acid excretion in a hot environment
    Li Ling Huang
    Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chin J Physiol 53:254-61. 2010
    In order to determine whether exercise-induced profuse sweating could reduce urinary uric acid excretion, we simulated badminton players training and measured their uric acid in urine, sweat and blood during the training period...
  55. ncbi Enzyme replacement therapy improves peripheral nerve and sweat function in Fabry disease
    Raphael Schiffmann
    Developmental and Metabolic Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 3D03, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 1260, USA
    Muscle Nerve 28:703-10. 2003
    ..QSART may be useful to further optimize the dose and frequency of ERT...
  56. ncbi Sweating in Parkinsonian patients with wearing-off
    Ville Pursiainen
    Department of Neurology, Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland
    Mov Disord 22:828-32. 2007
    ..symptoms may fluctuate with the motor symptoms, but the possible interrelationship between motor phenomena and sweating has not been studied...
  57. ncbi Psychosocial, behavioral, and health factors related to menopause symptomatology
    N E Avis
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02172, USA
    Womens Health 3:103-20. 1997
    ..We conclude that general symptom reporting, attitudes toward menopause, and lifestyle factors can explain some of the individual variation in symptom reporting...
  58. pmc Psychosocial and socioeconomic burden of vasomotor symptoms in menopause: a comprehensive review
    Wulf H Utian
    North American Menopause Society, 5900 Lander Brook Drive, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:47. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi T3/T4 thoracic sympathictomy and compensatory sweating in treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis
    Jie Yang
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, First People s Hospital of Fushan, Fushan, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 120:1574-7. 2007
    Compensatory sweating (CS) is one of the most common postoperative complications after thoracic sympathectomy, sympathicotomy or endoscopic sympathetic block (ESB) for palmar hyperhidrosis...
  60. ncbi Chemically and electrically induced sweating and flare reaction
    Barbara Namer
    Department of Neurology, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Auton Neurosci 114:72-82. 2004
    ..sudomotor) nerve fibers can be activated electrically and chemically, resulting in neurogenic erythema and sweating. These reactions have been used before to assess the impairment of sympathetic and nociceptor fibers in humans...
  61. ncbi Evaluation of a new indicator test for sudomotor function (Neuropad) in the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients
    N Papanas
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 113:195-8. 2005
    Sudomotor neuropathy is associated with reduction of plantar sweating and contributes to the pathogenesis of diabetic foot ulcers...
  62. ncbi Emotional sweating response in a patient with bilateral amygdala damage
    Masato Asahina
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 47:87-93. 2003
    Sweat output on the palm or sole is distinct from thermoregulatory sweating and has been designated emotional sweating. The amygdala has been implicated in this phenomenon, but the role it plays remains unclear...
  63. ncbi Dexmedetomidine does not alter the sweating threshold, but comparably and linearly decreases the vasoconstriction and shivering thresholds
    P Talke
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:835-41. 1997
    ..Accordingly, the authors evaluated the dose-dependent effects of dexmedetomidine on the sweating, vasoconstriction, and shivering thresholds...
  64. ncbi An investigation of discordance between subjective and physiological measures of vasomotor symptoms
    M S Hunter
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, King s College London, London Bridge, London, UK
    Climacteric 14:146-51. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate this discordance and factors affecting perceptions of HF/NS in a UK sample...
  65. ncbi Thermophysiological responses of human volunteers during controlled whole-body radio frequency exposure at 450 MHz
    E R Adair
    USAF Armstrong Laboratory, Brooks AFB, Texas 78235, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 19:232-45. 1998
    ..No changes in metabolic heat production occurred under any exposure conditions. Vigorous increases in sweating rate on back and chest, directly related to both Ta and PD, cooled the skin and ensured efficient regulation of ..
  66. pmc Vasomotor symptoms in infertile premenopausal women: a hitherto unappreciated risk for low bone mineral density
    Lubna Pal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:1626-34. 2008
    ..To identify the prevalence of vasomotor symptoms (VMS) in a population of premenopausal infertile women and to determine whether VMS is associated with enhanced bone turnover and low bone mineral density (BMD)...
  67. ncbi Firing properties of sudomotor neurones in hyperhidrosis and thermal sweating
    Vaughan G Macefield
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Auton Res 18:325-30. 2008
    Idiopathic palmar-plantar hyperhidrosis is characterized by excessive sweating of the palms and feet, and is commonly treated by transthoracic regional sympathicotomy...
  68. ncbi Equine sweating and anhidrosis Part 1--equine sweating
    David McEwan Jenkinson
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, West Medical Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Vet Dermatol 17:361-92. 2006
    b>Sweating has a variety of functions in mammals including pheromone action, excretion of waste products and maintenance of the skin surface ecosystem...
  69. ncbi Effectiveness and safety of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for excessive sweating and facial blushing: a systematic review
    Antti Malmivaara
    Finnish Office for Health Technology Assessment, and Department of Physiatrics, University of Oulu, Box 8000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:54-62. 2007
    Despite controversies, endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) has been used as a treatment for excessive sweating of hands and face and for facial blushing...
  70. ncbi Pediatric Fabry disease
    Markus Ries
    Developmental and Metabolic Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 3D03, Bethesda, MD 20892 1260, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e344-55. 2005
    ..Fabry disease is an underdiagnosed, treatable, X-linked, multisystem disorder...
  71. ncbi Neural control and mechanisms of eccrine sweating during heat stress and exercise
    Manabu Shibasaki
    Department of Environmental Health, Nara Women s University, Nara, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:1692-701. 2006
    ..Since the time of the ancient Greeks, the significance of sweating has been recognized, whereas our understanding of the mechanisms and controllers of sweating has largely ..
  72. ncbi Antidepressant-induced sweating
    Todd R Marcy
    Department of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117 1223, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:748-52. 2005
    To report a case of excessive sweating probably caused by paroxetine, review the literature on antidepressant-induced sweating, and provide recommendations for the management of antidepressant-induced sweating.
  73. ncbi Sex- and menstrual cycle-related differences in sweating and cutaneous blood flow in response to passive heat exposure
    Yoshimitsu Inoue
    Laboratory for Human Performance Research, Osaka International University, 6 21 57 Tohda cho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8555, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:323-32. 2005
    ..compared with men, heat loss from women depends more on cutaneous vasodilation (especially on the thigh) than on sweating, irrespective of the phase of the menstrual cycle...
  74. ncbi Shortlasting, unilateral, neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection, tearing, and subclinical forehead sweating ("Sunct" syndrome): II. Changes in heart rate and arterial blood pressure during pain paroxysms
    P Kruszewski
    Department of Neurology, Regionsykehuset i Trondheim, Trondheim University Hospital, Norway
    Headache 31:399-405. 1991
    ..Some of the changes in the cardiovascular system seemed to start prior to pain onset. Therefore, it seems unlikely that these changes were caused by pain activation of the sympathetic nervous system or the oculocardiac reflex...
  75. ncbi The mechanism of a human reaction to vibration stress by palmar sweating in relation to autonomic nerve tone
    H Ando
    Department of Environmental Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:41-6. 2000
    To clarify the mechanism of a human reaction to vibration stress by palmar sweating in relation to the autonomic nerve tone.
  76. ncbi The discharge behaviour of single sympathetic neurones supplying human sweat glands
    V G Macefield
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Sahlgren s Hospital, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    J Auton Nerv Syst 61:277-86. 1996
    ..b>Sweating was induced by radiant heat and measured by changes in skin electrical resistance within the innervation ..
  77. ncbi Ageing and thermal responses during passive heat exposure: sweating and sensory aspects
    Andre Dufour
    centre d études de physiologie appliquée, UPS 858 CNRS, 21 rue Becquerel, Strasbourg, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:19-26. 2007
    The present study investigated the causes of decreases in sweating capacities with age...
  78. ncbi Spatial extension of sudomotor axon reflex sweating in human skin
    B Riedl
    Institut fur Physiologie und Experimentelle Pathophysiologie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat, Erlangen, Germany
    J Auton Nerv Syst 69:83-8. 1998
    ..To visualize the extent of axon reflex sweating after ACh-iontophoresis, iodine starch staining was used...
  79. ncbi Ambient temperature affects glabrous skin vasculature and sweating responses to mental task in humans
    Naoyuki Hayashi
    Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University
    J Physiol Anthropol 27:227-31. 2008
    We compared responses in heart rate (HR), mean blood pressure (MAP), sweating rate (SR), sweating expulsion (SwE), and skin vascular conductance (VC) to mental task among different ambient temperature (Ta) conditions, i.e...
  80. pmc Respiratory and cardiac modulation of single sympathetic vasoconstrictor and sudomotor neurones to human skin
    V G Macefield
    Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Goteborg, Sahlgren University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Physiol 516:303-14. 1999
    ..neurones during cold-induced cutaneous vasoconstriction and eight sudomotor neurones during heat-induced sweating. Oligounitary recordings were obtained from 8 cutaneous vasconstrictor and 10 sudomotor sites...
  81. ncbi Endoscopic transthoracic sympathectomy for upper limb hyperhidrosis: limited sympathectomy does not reduce postoperative compensatory sweating
    Guy Leseche
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire et Thoracique, Hopital Beaujon, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, 100 Boulevard du General Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France
    J Vasc Surg 37:124-8. 2003
    Compensatory sweating is the most common and troublesome complication of thoracodorsal sympathectomy. Whether the magnitude of compensatory sweating is related to the extent of sympathectomy is unclear...
  82. pmc Cold-induced sweating syndrome is caused by mutations in the CRLF1 gene
    Per M Knappskog
    Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Am J Hum Genet 72:375-83. 2003
    ..These young women responded to environmental temperatures of 18 degrees C-7 degrees C with profuse sweating on large segments on their back and chest...
  83. ncbi Exercise- and methylcholine-induced sweating responses in older and younger men: effect of heat acclimation and aerobic fitness
    Y Inoue
    Laboratory for Human Performance Research, Osaka International University for Women, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 42:210-6. 1999
    ..this investigation was to examine the effects of aging and aerobic fitness on exercise- and methylcholine-induced sweating responses during heat acclimation...
  84. ncbi Evidence of a greater onset threshold for sweating in females following intense exercise
    Glen P Kenny
    Laboratory of Human Bioenergetics and Environmental Physiology, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 125 University, Montpetit Hall, Room 367, PO Box 450 Station A, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:487-93. 2007
    ..would show a greater postexercise hypotension and concurrently a greater increase in the onset threshold for sweating. Fourteen subjects (7 males and 7 females) of similar age, body composition, and fitness status participated in ..
  85. ncbi Clonidine raises the sweating threshold in symptomatic but not in asymptomatic postmenopausal women
    R R Freedman
    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Fertil Steril 74:20-3. 2000
    To determine the effects of clonidine, which reduces central sympathetic activation, on the sweating threshold in postmenopausal women with and without hot flashes.
  86. ncbi Ross syndrome plus: beyond horner, Holmes-Adie, and harlequin
    R K Shin
    Departments of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Neurology 55:1841-6. 2000
    ..Ross syndrome is an uncommon disorder characterized by the triad of segmental anhidrosis, hyporeflexia, and tonic pupils...
  87. pmc Cardiovascular and sweating dysfunction in patients with Holmes-Adie syndrome
    P J Bacon
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, United Medical School, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 56:1096-102. 1993
    ..battery of tests of autonomic nervous function referable to the cardiovascular system, to two objective tests of sweating function, and to subjective assessment of sweating by application of quinizarin powder followed by body heating...
  88. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic lumbar sympathectomy for the treatment of plantar hyperhidrosis: technique and preliminary findings
    R Rieger
    Department of Surgery, Landeskrankenhaus Gmunden, Miller von Aichholzstrasse 49, 4810, Gmunden, Austria
    Surg Endosc 21:129-35. 2007
    ..This article reports the authors' experience with endoscopic lumbar sympathectomies for patients with plantar hyperhidrosis...
  89. ncbi Human exposure to 2450 MHz CW energy at levels outside the IEEE C95.1 standard does not increase core temperature
    E R Adair
    US Air Force Research Laboratory, HEDR, Brooks AFB, Texas 78235 5324, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 22:429-39. 2001
    ..1 partial body exposure limits, vigorous heat loss responses of blood flow and sweating maintain thermal homeostasis efficiently...
  90. ncbi Effects of exercise intensity on the sweating response to a sustained static exercise
    N Kondo
    Laboratory for Applied Human Physiology, Faculty of Human Development, Kobe University, Kobe 657 8501, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 88:1590-6. 2000
    To investigate how the sweating response to a sustained handgrip exercise depends on changes in the exercise intensity, the sweating response to exercise was measured in eight healthy male subjects...
  91. ncbi Thermophysiological consequences of whole body resonant RF exposure (100 MHz) in human volunteers
    Eleanor R Adair
    US Air Force Research Laboratory HEDR, Brooks AFB, Texas, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 24:489-501. 2003
    ..2 degrees C. Thermoregulation was principally controlled by appropriate increases in evaporative heat loss (sweating) and, to a lesser extent, by changes in skin blood flow...
  92. ncbi Low and high frequency acupuncture stimulation inhibits mental stress-induced sweating in humans via different mechanisms
    Akihiro Ogata
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi 480 1195, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 118:93-101. 2005
    The effects of acupuncture stimulation at 5 Hz and 100 Hz on mental stress-induced sweating were analyzed, and the mechanisms involved were examined using the rate of sweat expulsion as an estimate of central sudomotor outflow...
  93. ncbi Esophageal temperature threshold for sweating decreases before ovulation in premenopausal women
    L A Stephenson
    Thermal and Mountain Medicine Division, United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts 01760 5007
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 86:22-8. 1999
    ..5 degreesC) while heavily clothed. E2, esophageal temperature (Tes), local skin temperatures, and local sweating rate were measured. The estimate of when the E2 surge would occur was correct for four of six subjects...
  94. pmc Peripheral amplification of sweating--a role for calcitonin gene-related peptide
    Tanja Schlereth
    Department of Neurology, Johannes Gutenberg University Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    J Physiol 576:823-32. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore whether neuropeptides have a peripheral effect on human sweating. We investigated the effects of different concentrations of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), vasoactive ..
  95. ncbi Effect of exercise intensity on the postexercise sweating threshold
    Glen P Kenny
    Human Performance and Environmental Physiology Research Laboratory, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:2355-60. 2003
    The hypothesis that the magnitude of the postexercise onset threshold for sweating is increased by the intensity of exercise was tested in eight subjects...
  96. ncbi Loss of facial sweating and flushing in Holmes-Adie syndrome
    P D Drummond
    Psychology Section, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    Neurology 40:847-9. 1990
    ..in a 51-year-old woman with tonic pupils, loss of muscle stretch reflexes in the limbs, and hemifacial loss of sweating and flushing (Ross' syndrome)...
  97. ncbi FPA-based infrared thermography as applied to the study of cutaneous perspiration and stimulated vascular response in humans
    Boris G Vainer
    Institute of Semiconductor Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Novosibirsk
    Phys Med Biol 50:R63-94. 2005
    ..Some details of human body emotional sweating (psycho-physiological effect) are reported...
  98. ncbi Effects of short-term exercise in the heat on thermoregulation, blood parameters, sweat secretion and sweat composition of tropic-dwelling subjects
    Mohamed Saat
    Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia USM, Kelantan, Malaysia
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:541-9. 2005
    ..To achieve further HA, they should gradually expose themselves to exercise-heat stress in a hot environment...
  99. ncbi Sex differences in postexercise esophageal and muscle tissue temperature response
    Glen P Kenny
    Laboratory of Human Bioenergetics and Environmental Physiology, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 292:R1632-40. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi Effects of exercise in the heat on thermoregulation of Japanese and Malaysian males
    Mohamed Saat
    Department of Ergonomics, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:267-75. 2005
    ..The differences in M sw-back, Tsk and Tre are probably due to a setting of the core temperature at a higher level and enhancement of dry heat loss, which occurred during passive heat exposure...
  101. ncbi Effect of change in intrathoracic pressure on thermoregulatory responses during -6 degree head-down bed rest
    Naoki Nishimura
    Department of Physiology School of Medicine, Aichi Medical University, 21 Karimata, Yazako, Nagakute, Aichi, 480 1195, Japan
    J Gravit Physiol 14:P105-6. 2007
    ..It is concluded that combination of HDBR and intrathoracic pressure changes thermoregulatory responses through the cardiopulmonary baroreceptor to reduce the wall stretch...

Research Grants62

  1. Age and Control of Human Skin Flow
    W Larry Kenney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Because core temperature excursions during even mild heating or cooling (i.e., in the absence of shivering or sweating) are greater in the elderly, altered vasomotor regulation is the seminal age-related deficit...
  2. Reducing Care-Resistant Behaviors During Oral Hygiene in Persons with Dementia
    Rita A Jablonski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These responses are both autonomic (e.g. elevated heart rate, sweating) and behavioral (e.g. moving away, attacking)...
  3. Skin Temperature Perception and Prosthetic Thermoregulation
    GLENN KLUTE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..our optimized, dynamic air exchange prosthesis can maintain lower, more comfortable skin temperatures and reduce sweating than the current standard of care, a prosthesis with a distal locking pin suspension...
  4. The role of neurokinin B in the generation of menopausal flushes
    Naomi E Rance; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..consist of the coordinated activation of the physiologic mechanisms to dissipate heat (cutaneous vasodilatation, sweating and behavioral changes)...
  5. Mechanisms of Cardiac Function and Cerebral Vascular Control during Heat Stress
    Robert Matthew Brothers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..temperature which results in increased cutaneous vascular conductance accompanied by significant fluid loss via sweating. It is common for individuals in this condition to have compromised blood pressure control evidenced by ..
  6. Control of skin blood flow and sweating in grafted skin
    Craig G Crandall; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Increases in skin blood flow and sweating are critical responses for humans to appropriately regulate internal temperature during physical exertion and/or ..
  7. Developing a mobile seizure alert device using non-invasive physiological measure
    Barbara L Kroner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of ANS escalation, including changes in heart rate and variability, respiration, skeletal muscle activity, and sweating. An automated detection algorithm will be developed and validated that uses a multi-sensor data fusion and ..
  8. A Device to Quantify Sweat of Single Sweat Glands to Diagnose Neuropathy
    William R Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cancer chemotherapy and diabetes are the most common causes of neuropathy in the USA. Both cause decreased sweating, abnormal circulation, peripheral numbness, pain and weakness. If diagnosed early, both are potentially treatable...
  9. Hot Flash Research Tool for Broad Population Research Studies
    GARY D HAVEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Typically expressed as a period of intense heat with sweating, flushing and rapid heartbeat, episodes usually last from five to ten minutes, but have been reported to last as ..
  10. Resistance Training Energy Balance and Weight Management
    Richard A Washburn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..e. minimal or no sweating). PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The specific aims of this project are to determine the impact of the volume (1 vs...
  11. The Bumps ad device for rapid non invasive quantification of touch sensation
    William R Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Both are potentially treatable if diagnosed early. Common symptoms are numbness, pain, weakness, decreased sweating and impaired vascular function...
  12. A Device to Quantify Sweat of Single Sweat Glands to Diagnose Neuropathy
    William R Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The dynamic sweat test (DST) device is a measure of the vitality of the sudomotor nerves that stimulate sweating. SGs whose nerves have degenerated cannot secrete water...
  13. Autonomic consequences of brief seizures
    Mark Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Focal and generalized seizures can influence autonomic nervous system (ANS) function. Flushing, sweating and piloerection are reported in some patients with simple partial seizures...
  14. Neural Substrates of Anticipation in Children at Risk for Anxiety
    JACQUELINE ALEXANDRA CLAUSS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..a social event, an individual may experience anticipatory worry, accompanied by physiological arousal, including sweating, shaking, and heart racing...
  15. NEURAL CONTROL OF TEMPERATURE REGULATION
    JACK BOULANT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Responses include skin blood flow, evaporative heat loss (e.g., salivation/skin wetting, panting, sweating), shivering and non-shivering thermogenesis (via metabolic hormones and brown adipose tissue)...
  16. Genetic Characterization of Essential Hyperhidrosis
    Gary Swergold; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the genetics of Essential Hyperhidrosis (EH), and to develop an improved understanding of the regulation of sweating by the autonomic nervous system...
  17. ION CHANNEL REGULATION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS
    JEFFREY WINE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..is regulated by a cAMP-dependent increase in chloride conductance; and (4) if beta-adrenergically stimulated sweating depends upon regulation of chloride channels by a cAMP-dependent pathway...
  18. MOLECULAR STUDIES OF ANESTHETIC-MUSCARINIC INTERACTIONS
    Marcel Durieux; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..they are part of sympathetic and parasympathetic functioning, exercising profound influences on heart rate and sweating as well as on bronchial and gastrointestinal smooth muscle tone and glandular activity...
  19. The postmenopausal hot flash: cutaneous and hemodynamic mechanisms
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The primary objective of this proposal is to examine mechanisms of cutaneous vascular, sweating, and systemic hemodynamic responses during hot flashes...
  20. DERMAL CHOLINERGIC RECEPTORS AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    HELENA RYER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The purpose of this project is to examine pharmacological and neurochemical markers of cholinergically mediated sweating in human subjects...
  21. Evaluation of a biobehavioral intervention for hot flashes
    Gary R Elkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Besides being a physiologic phenomenon accompanied by heart palpitations and sweating, hot flashes can also be accompanied by negative emotions such as anxiety and panic...
  22. Farnesol Analogues as Novel Treatment of Alcoholism
    Jean Baptiste Roullet; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..symptoms vary in type, intensity, timing and frequency, and include tremor, anxiety, autonomic hyperactivity (sweating, increased blood pressure, tachycardia), hallucinations, seizures and delirium tremens...
  23. INTERACTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR REFLEXES IN EXERCISE
    Gary Mack; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Assuming, as others, that AVD activity is closely linked to sudomoter activity, modulation of AVD during baroreceptor unloading should be indicated by an altered control of local sweating (dew-point hygrometry).
  24. BIOMIMETIC TISSUES--ORAL MUCOSACONJUNCTIVA, AND SKIN
    Jackie Bickenbach; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..into the oral cavity maintains its original structure and function, and often patients experience hair growth and sweating from the grafted skins...
  25. REPRODUCTIVE AGING AND THE HUMAN HYPOTHALAMUS
    Naomi Rance; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..are characterized by activation of the physiologic mechanisms to dissipate heat (cutaneous vasodilatation, sweating and behavioral changes)...
  26. REGULATION OF SKIN BLOOD FLOW IN MAN
    John Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..b) The postulated series linkage between the reflex control of sweating and of the active cutaneous vasodilator system will be critically tested by monitoring the activity of each while ..
  27. HEAT STRESS AND THERMOREGULATION: AGE AND GENDER EFFECTS
    W Kenney; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..1. onset characteristics (temporal and temperature thresholds) of effector responses (sweating and cutaneous vasodilation); 2...
  28. NEURAL ACTIVITY IN CONGENITAL CENTRAL HYPOVENTILATION
    Ronald Harper; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..while respiration, heart rate and variability, non-invasive blood pressure, and an index of sympathetic outflow (sweating) are measured...
  29. Spinal Cord Injury and Heat Acclimation
    JONATHAN WINGO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with SCI can counteract impaired thermoregulation by acclimating to a hot environment, which will 1) improve sweating and skin blood flow, 2) result in lower core body temperature during a given thermal challenge, 3) and result in ..
  30. INTERACTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR REFLEXES IN THERMAL STRAIN
    Gary Mack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..skin using laser Doppler velocimetry (LDV) to assess changes in skin blood and dew-point hygrometry to assess sweating. To understand the link between SSNA and effector organ responses the investigators use intradermal microdialysis ..
  31. BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF MENOPAUSAL HOT FLASHES
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and simple instructions and to determine if paced respiration training exerts its effects by raising the Tc sweating threshold...
  32. Sleep Disturbance in Menopause
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Study 5, we will determine the effects of elevated sympathetic activation on HFs and sleep using a stimulus that does not, by itself, disrupt sleep (orthostasis). ..
  33. Estrogen & Progesterone Effects on Orthostatic Tolerance
    NINA STACHENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We also expect that the data in these studies will provide a basis to study the impact of sex hormones on diseases related to compromised peripheral circulation, such as hypertension, Raynaud's phenomenon and diabetes ..
  34. SEX HORMONES AND BODY FLUID REGULATION
    NINA STACHENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  35. Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care; Comparison of 4 approaches
    James W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, the same strategies could be used to facilitate implementation of other chronic disease guidelines. ..
  36. PHYSIOLOGY OF ESTROGEN'S MOOD EFFECT IN MENOPAUSAL WOMEN
    Hadine Joffe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such training will lay the foundation for a career of clinical investigation into the physiology of perimenopausal depression and the impact of hot flushes on sleep, mood, and quality-of-life. ..
  37. Botanicals for Chlamydia pneumonia infections-Revision 1
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data and active standardized extracts developed during this work will be used as the basis for future clinical trials. ..
  38. Nitrous Oxide and Wound Infections
    Ozan Akca; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Confirming our hypothesis would thus allow clinicians to make a minor modification in anesthetic practice that might reduce the incidence of a complication responsible for considerable perioperative morbidity and cost. ..
  39. EVALUATION OF BOTANICALS FOR H .PYLORI INFECTIONS
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..pylori strains. Active extracts will be utilized for in vivo studies. The long-term objectives are to develop safe and effective botanical extracts for the treatment and prevention of H. pylori infections. ..
  40. DIABETIC AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHY
    Phillip Low; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. CAM Use in Midlife Women in Five Ethnic Groups
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN AND SURGICAL WOUND INFECTIONS
    Daniel Sessler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since the cost of oxygen is trivial and the risks of oxygen administration are low, clinicians will easily be able to implement this treatment once we have demonstrated its benefits. ..
  43. Botanicals from Central America for Menopause
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Successful validation and standardization of traditional plant-based medicines used to treat menopause has great significance not only for the women of Central America but the rest of the world as well. ..
  44. Pharmacotherapy for Minor Depression
    Robert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
  45. Skin Cooling to Improve Orthostatic Tolerance
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  46. Peripheral Nerve Ischemia
    Phillip Low; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will then define the therapeutic windows and evaluate the mechanisms of production of hypothermic and antioxidant neuroprotection (Specific aim number 2) from reperfusion injury. ..
  47. SWAN Sleep Study II-UC Davis/Kaiser site
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. ..
  48. Beta-2 Receptor Polymorphisms and Vasodilation in Humans
    John Eisenach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..My long-term career goal is to become an independent investigator performing physiology and pharmacology studies directed at the genomics of the cardiovascular system in humans. ..
  49. Neural and non-neural modulators of skin blood flow and sweating in humans
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e. non-neural and primarily nitric oxide dependent). Moreover, profuse sweating that occurs during heat stress contributes to impaired blood pressure control if plasma volume is sufficiently ..
  50. Conference on Emerging Research Technologies
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  51. CENTRAL REGULATION OF SYMPATHETIC ACTIVITY TO BROWN FAT
    Shaun F Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Effects of Amino Acid Therapy on Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women
    Thomas Guttuso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The applicant will also attend two didactic training seminars in complementary & alternative medicine at The Osher Institute at Harvard Medical School and at the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine. ..
  53. Hot Flashes and Anxiety Sensitivity Among Breast Cancer Survivors
    Laura Hanisch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The goal is to develop better strategies for the self-management of hot flashes using cognitive-behavioral techniques. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Electroyte Transport in Small Airways
    Paul Quinton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Correctly understanding this fundamental structure/function is critical to developing effective therapies. ..
  55. Vasomotor Mechanisms in the Human Cutaneous Circulation
    John Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF MARIJUANA DEPENDENCE
    Alan Budney; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Given the "novelty" of such programs, it is vital to our dissemination mission that we clearly establish the reliability and validity of their short and long-term efficacy. ..
  57. Detection of presymptomatic Alzheimer's disease by fMRI
    Charles Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Botanical Treatments in Social Anxiety Disorder
    Kathryn Connor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  59. VENLAFAXINE FOR HOT FLASHES FOLLOWING BREAST CANCER
    JANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e., t-tests, linear regression, GEE, mixed model). Study findings will significantly contribute to the scientific basis of hot flash management in women following treatment for breast cancer. ..
  60. CONTROL OF FEEDING BEHAVIOR--HEPATIC AFFERENT SIGNALING
    CHARLES HORN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results from this project may contribute to a better understanding of metabolic stimuli that are sensed by the nervous system, and may elucidate neural controls that are involved in obesity, anorexia, and diabetes. ..