Autonomic nervous system dysregulation in human hypertension.

  • Stevo Julius
  • Published 1991 in The American journal of cardiology


An increased sympathetic drive combined with decreased parasympathetic inhibition is found in patients with borderline hypertension, who characteristically have rapid heart rates, high cardiac output and relatively normal vascular resistance (hyperkinetic state). In established hypertension, cardiac output is normal, vascular resistance is elevated and… (More)


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@article{Julius1991AutonomicNS, title={Autonomic nervous system dysregulation in human hypertension.}, author={Stevo Julius}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1991}, volume={67 10}, pages={3B-7B} }