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What is the characteristic of the parasympathetic division

limited parts of he system are stimulated
resting and digesting


Examples of the parasympathetic division?

eye: constriction of pupil
lungs: constriction of bronchioles
bladder: increased contraction


What are the adaptations to the nervous system in pregnancy>

pregnancy hormones do affect the CNS but it is not well understood

these things happen due to the altered output of the endocrine system:
musculo-skeletal discomforts
sleep disturbances
alterations in sensation