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The Relationship Between the Response to Mental Stress and Vascular Endothelial Function

2014-07-23 21:13:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to measure how different people respond to mental stress. The investigators will measure if there are differences in cardiovascular responses to mental stress among different groups of subjects. In one part of the study the investigators will compare the cardiovascular responses to mental stress between healthy women and healthy men. In another part of the study, the investigators will compare the cardiovascular responses to mental stress between women with apical ballooning syndrome and healthy post-menopausal women. The investigators hypothesize that healthy men will have an increased vascular response to and decreased endothelial function in response to to mental stress, compared to health women. Furthermore, the investigators hypothesize that women with apical ballooning syndrome will have an increased vascular response to and decreased endothelial function in response to mental stress.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Coronary Endothelial Dysfunction

Location

Mayo Clinic
Rochester
Minnesota
United States
55905

Status

Recruiting

Source

Mayo Clinic

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:21-0400

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