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Unformatted text preview: by the hypothalamus ADH stimulates water reabsorption by the kidneys and vasoconstriction to cause an elevation of blood pressure Blood Pressure Control Natriuretic Peptides - Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Produced by cardiac muscle cells These hormones reduce blood volume and blood pressure ; promote water loss by the kidneys; block release of ADH, aldosterone, epinephrine, and norepinephrine; stimulate vasodilation - therefore, casue a dcrease in blood pressure Natriuretic peptides are produced in response to increased pressure in the right atrium during diastole Blood Pressure Homeostasis Neural Controlled by cardiac centers and vasomotor center of the medulla oblongata Cerebral cortex; limbic system...
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