Carotid Body in Young Onset Hypertension

This study is looking for young adults (aged 18-39) with and without high blood pressure. 
 

About the study:

We think that a small organ in the neck called the carotid body may be overactive in high blood pressure.

The study involves:

The study involves 2 visits consisting of an exercise test called a VO2 peak and some breathing tests at rest and during exercise.

For more information and to sign up for the study, please contact  Thomas.hinton@bristol.ac.uk if interested. 

Please use the reference 'Carotid Body in Young Onset Hypertension' in the subject heading.

 

 

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