Homeostasis regulates the heart rate and all of its internal functions to maintain equilibrium. According to Biology Online, homeostasis uses a negative and positive feedback system to keep the human body running efficie... More »

According to the Oxford Journals, exercise causes the body's homeostasis balance to increase the body's oxygen consumption, temperature, release of carbon dioxide and oxygen delivery. The body expends more energy during ... More »

Heart rate is regulated by homeostasis, a process by which the body regulates its internal environment during its interaction with the outside environment. A prime example of another variable regulated by homeostasis is ... More »

Acetylcholine slows the heart rate and decreases blood pressure. The National Dysautonomia Research Foundation states that the most important transmitters in the autonomic nervous system are acetylcholine and norepinephr... More »

The circulatory system maintains homeostasis by the controlled and continuous flow of blood that reaches each cell in the body. The mechanisms within the circulatory system ensure that every cell maintains a constant int... More »

Homeostasis imbalance results when the body’s internal environment is unable to remain in equilibrium in the face of internal, external and environmental influences. Cellular malfunction, resulting from homeostasis imbal... More »

Vasovagal syncope, the medical term for fainting due to suppression of the functions of the vagus nerve, occurs when this essential part of the nervous system that controls the heart rate and blood pressure malfunctions,... More »