The relationship of autonomic imbalance, heart rate variability and cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. The understanding of the risk factors for CVD may yield important insights into the prevention, etiology, course, and treatment of this major public health concern. Autonomic imbalance, characterized by a hyperactive sympathetic system and a hypoactive parasympathetic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.09.543

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@article{Thayer2010TheRO, title={The relationship of autonomic imbalance, heart rate variability and cardiovascular disease risk factors.}, author={Julian F. Thayer and Shelby Suzanne Yamamoto and Jos F Brosschot}, journal={International journal of cardiology}, year={2010}, volume={141 2}, pages={122-31} }