The pressor response to water drinking in humans : a sympathetic reflex?

@article{Jordan2000ThePR,
  title={The pressor response to water drinking in humans : a sympathetic reflex?},
  author={J. Jordan and J. Shannon and B. Black and Y. Ali and M. Farley and F. Costa and A. Diedrich and R. Robertson and I. Biaggioni and D. Robertson},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2000},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={
          504-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Water drinking increases blood pressure profoundly in patients with autonomic failure and substantially in older control subjects. The mechanism that mediates this response is not known. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied the effect of drinking tap water on seated blood pressure in 47 patients with severe autonomic failure (28 multiple system atrophy [MSA], 19 pure autonomic failure patients [PAF]). Eleven older controls and 8 young controls served as control group. We also studied the… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The specific aim of this study is to determine whether water ingestion potentiates the pressor response to pseudoephedrine in patients with primary disorders of autonomic failure… Expand
ConditionsMultiple System Atrophy, Shy-Drager Syndrome
InterventionDrug, Other
Interventional Clinical Trial
The autonomic nervous system serves multiple regulatory functions in the body, including the regulation of blood pressure and heart rate, gut motility, sweating and sexual function… Expand
ConditionsAutonomic Failure, Orthostatic Hypotension
InterventionDevice, Dietary Supplement, Drug, (+1 more)
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