Clinical Trial

Heart Inflammation and Mental Stress Study

Study Description

Heart Inflammation and Mental Stress Study

The aim of the study is to investigate the neural underpinnings of cardiovascular reactivity to mental stress as a function of HIV and hypertensive risk.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Paced breathing

Individuals will be fitted with a respiratory transducer and receive auditory tones with which to pace their rate of inspiration and expiration in the experimental group.

Behavioral - Active relaxation

Individuals will be provided with headphones while resting quietly listening to soft music or be provided with a hand-held device to monitor electrodermal activity.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Heart Inflammation and Mental Stress Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03695146

ParticipAid ID

b68Bne