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Did you know that Stress and African-American ethnicity are both associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure?
UC San Diego Health System's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is conducting a study to investigate possible reasons for such increased risk and how ethnicity and adversity interact in determining such risks in a population of healthy, working African Americans and Caucasians. Results of the study may affect diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure in the future.
Help researchers learn more about how:
Benefits of Participation:
Who Potentially Qualifies:
If you are eligible to participate, you will undergo a complete history & physical (including an
EKG), spend two nights and one day in the hospital, and monitor your blood pressure at home on two separate occasions.
How to Participate:
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