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Autonomic nervous system

There are three parts to your autonomic nervous system: 1 The sympathetic system is responsible for your body's 'fight or flight' reaction. 2 The parasympathetic system looks after the workings of your body during rest and recuperation. It also controls your heart rate and body temperature under normal conditions. 3 The enteric system controls the workings of your gut.

The parasympathetic nervous system looks after your body when it is resting.
The parasympathetic nervous system looks after your body when it is resting.
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