History of Cardiovascular Physiology, Dr. D. Penney
Misconceptions about some Integrative Mechanisms:
- Hyperventilation produces dizziness because too much oxygen reaches the brain.
- Cardiovascular changes during diving are responses to increased hydrostatic (i.e. water) pressure.
- Blood volume is primarily affected by drinking.
- Gravity has no influence on the cardiovascular system.
- The Valsalva maneuver is a military exercise.
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