Do blood pressure and heart rate responses to perceived stress vary according to endogenous estrogen level in women?

@article{Pollard2007DoBP,
  title={Do blood pressure and heart rate responses to perceived stress vary according to endogenous estrogen level in women?},
  author={Tessa M. Pollard and Karen L Pearce and Emily K Rousham and Joseph E. Schwartz},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2007},
  volume={132 1},
  pages={
          151-7
        }
}
The results of experimental studies suggest that estrogen may blunt blood pressure responses to stress, but increase heart rate responses. We investigated whether within-person associations of perceived stress with blood pressure and heart rate during normal working life in 26 premenopausal and 7 postmenopausal women varied according to endogenous estrogen level. Each woman measured her own blood pressure and heart rate and completed a diary reporting perceived stress levels on six occasions on… CONTINUE READING

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