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Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical responses to psychological stress and caffeine in men at high and low risk for hypertension.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Psychosomatic medicine
Publication Date
Volume
60
Issue
4
Pages
521–527
Identifiers
PMID: 9710300
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

These findings demonstrate for the first time the combined effects of caffeine plus stress on ACTH and demonstrate greater corticosteroid effects in hypertension-prone men. As such, they may have implications for the dietary use of caffeine during periods of stress and in those at risk for hypertension.

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