Biology

Question

What functions are controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

1 Answer

  • The autonomic nervous system controls internal body processes such as the following:
    Blood pressure.
    Heart and breathing rates.
    Body temperature.
    Digestion.
    Metabolism (thus affecting body weight)
    The balance of water and electrolytes (such as sodium and calcium)
    The production of body fluids (saliva, sweat, and tears)
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