Cerebrovascular physiology – article alert #40

Heat stress and the brain

173- Sweat loss during heat stress contributes to subsequent reductions in lower-body negative pressure tolerance – Lucas et al.

Sympathetic activity and the brain

174- α1-Adrenergic receptor control of the cerebral vasculature in humans at rest and during exercise – Purkayastha et al.

High altitude and the brain

175- Sustained high-altitude hypoxia increases cerebral oxygen metabolism – Smith et al.

Blood pressure and the brain

176- Correction for blood pressure improves correlation between cerebrovascular reactivity assessed by breath holding and 6% CO2 breathing – Prakash et al.


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