Quantitative Analysis of the 24‐Hour Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Patterns in Young Men

  title={Quantitative Analysis of the 24‐Hour Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Patterns in Young Men},
  author={Jean Paul Degaute and Philippe van de Borne and Paul Linkowski and Eve van Cauter},
To characterize the normal nycterohemeral blood pressure and heart rate profiles and to delineate the relative roles of sleep and circadian rhythmidty, we performed 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring with simultaneous polygraphic sleep recording in 31 healthy young men investigated in a standardized physical and social environment Electroencephalographic sleep recordings were performed during 4 consecutive nights. Blood pressure and heart rate were measured every 10 minutes for 24… 

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