Women’s Heart Health Laboratory
Women’s Heart Health Laboratory


Our laboratory specifically seeks to understand:

  • Why young women feel faint more than young men
  • How blood pressure is regulated during pregnancy
  • Blood pressure control and hypertension differences in relation to sex and age
  • Sex differences in antihypertensive treatment

Current Projects

  • Obesity and Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy
  • Chronic Lower Leg Heating for the Treatment of Hypertension in Older Women
  • Mechanisms of Exercise Intolerance in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF): Autonomic Circulatory Control
  • Influence of Early Menopause on Sympathetic Activation and Cardiovascular Function in Older Women

Current Research Opportunities

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Most recent articles. There are nearly a dozen.

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