Sex differences in cardiac sympathovagal balance and vagal tone during nocturnal sleep.

TitleSex differences in cardiac sympathovagal balance and vagal tone during nocturnal sleep.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsValladares, EM, Eljammal SM, Motivala S, Ehlers CL, Irwin MR
JournalSleep medicine
Volume9
Issue3
Pagination310-6
Date Published2008 Mar
ISSN1389-9457
KeywordsAdult, Electrocardiography, Female, Heart, Heart Rate, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Polysomnography, Reference Values, Sex Factors, sleep, Sympathetic Nervous System, Vagus Nerve
Abstract

To analyze sex differences in nocturnal vagal tone and cardiac sympathovagal balance during sleep in healthy men and women.

DOI10.1111/j.1399-5618.2011.00969.x
Alternate JournalSleep Med.