Peripheral adrenergic receptor contributions to cardiovascular reactivity: influence of race and gender.

@article{Girdler1993PeripheralAR,
  title={Peripheral adrenergic receptor contributions to cardiovascular reactivity: influence of race and gender.},
  author={Susan S. Girdler and Alan L. Hinderliter and Kathleen C. Light},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1993},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          177-93
        }
}
Ten White males, ten Black males, ten White females, and seven Black females (aged 22-48 yr) were exposed to a competitive reaction time task (enhancing beta-receptor activity), the forehead cold pressor (enhancing alpha-receptor activity), and a speech task on four separate occasions: twice under a saline placebo condition, once under a beta-blockade condition using i.v. propranolol, and once under a combined beta- and alpha-blockade condition using both i.v. propranolol and i.v. phentolamine… CONTINUE READING

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