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What is autonomic stress response?

What is an autonomic response to pain?

  • Autonomic Response to Pain. The responses are quite predictable: muscles will tighten, breathing will become rapid and shallow, the heart rate quickens, the blood pressure usually rises, a cold sweat may occur, the skin temperature may drop, the pupil enlarges (midriasis) and, in some extremes, there may be incontinence.

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