Does an acute inflammatory response temporarily attenuate parasympathetic reactivation?

  title={Does an acute inflammatory response temporarily attenuate parasympathetic reactivation?},
  author={Sae Young Jae and Kevin S. Heffernan and Soo-Hyun Park and Sun-Hae Jung and Eun Sun Yoon and Euy Jin Kim and Eui Soo Ahn and B O Fernhall},
  journal={Clinical Autonomic Research},
Although observational studies suggest that inflammatory markers are associated with autonomic nervous system function, the causal relationship of this is not clear. We tested the hypothesis that acute inflammation will temporarily attenuate vagal reactivation as measured by heart rate recovery after exercise. In this double-blind randomized study, 24 healthy subjects were assigned to receive either an influenza vaccine (n = 15) as a model to generate a systemic inflammatory response or a sham… CONTINUE READING


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