Unformatted text preview: sudden decrease in blood pressure. • Emotions influence heart function by increasing sympathetic stimulation of the heart in response to exercise, excitement, anxiety, or anger and by increasing parasympathetic stimulation in response to depression. • Alterations in body fluid levels of carbon dioxide, pH, and ion concentrations, as well as changes in body temperature, influence heart function....
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, heart rate, parasympathetic stimulation