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This is a free audio podcast from the American Physiological Society. Discussion questions, related research, and other teaching resources are available by clicking on the "collection" tab in the left hand column. Did you know that there is a sensor in the nerve endings in the carotid artery that rapidly lowers blood pressure when stimulated? This discovery may one day allow people who are hypertensive to lower their blood pressure by using a pacemaker-like device that stimulates the nerve endings in the blood vessels.

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    Sympathetic,Carotid artery,Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Blood pressure,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100927010248473T,Brain,Hypertension,Life Science,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,Computer-assisted learning,Tutorial or self-directed instruction,Multimedia/audiovisual instruction,Student-centered instruction

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