Catecholamine response during 12 days of high-altitude exposure (4, 300 m) in women.

@article{Mazzeo1998CatecholamineRD,
  title={Catecholamine response during 12 days of high-altitude exposure (4, 300 m) in women.},
  author={Robert S. Mazzeo and Angie Child and Gail E. Butterfield and Jacinda T Mawson and Stacy Zamudio and Lorna Grindlay Moore},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={1151-7}
}
We have previously demonstrated that acclimatization to high altitude elicits increased sympathetic nerve activity in men. The purpose of this investigation was to determine 1) whether women respond in a similar manner as found previously in men and 2) the extent to which menstrual cycle phase influences this response. Sixteen eumenorrheic women (age, 23.6 +/- 1.2 yr; weight, 56.2 +/- 4. 3 kg) were studied at sea level and during 12 days of high-altitude exposure (4,300 m) in either their… CONTINUE READING

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