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SIESTA

Snooze-Induced Excitation of Sympathetic Triggered. A poorly studied phenomenon in which elderly subjects appear to have an increase in vascular mortality following a siesta (a short rest or nap), which has been attributed to an afternoon peak in blood pressure and heart rate.

SIESTA

Cardiology A clinical trial–Snooze-Induced Excitation of Sympathetic Triggered Activity
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