There is consequently spasm of accommodation, so that clear vision of distant objects becomes impossible.
Expectorants increase the bronchial secretions; antispasmodics relax the spasm of the muscular coat of the bronchial tubes, e.g.
In cases of angina, while the resistance opposed to the action of the heart by spasm in the vessels may be great, the heart itself may be feeble, and it may therefore be necessary to give some remedy which will increase the power of the heart.
His father died suddenly of spasm in the heart in 1801, and his early education was confided by his mother to her sister, Miss Delafield.
This treatment is frequently very successful indeed in relaxing the bronchial spasm upon which the most obvious features of an attack depend.