Definition of Hyperemia:

Condition of increased blood accumulation in a portion of the body, due to inflammation, obstruction to blood flow, or local relaxation of arterioles.

Topics Related to Hyperemia

Cold Applications (Cryotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Depending upon the application method and duration, the basic physiologic effects include the following ... Reactive hyperemia...”


...related topic
“Causing increased blood accumulation in a portion of the body; relating to hyperemia.”

Spicy Foods Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...The irritation caused by capsaicin can lead to hyperemia (excess organ blood flow), inflammation, and even erosion of the gastric mucosa...”
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