Heart Rate Variability: A Measure of Cardiovascular Health and Possible Therapeutic Target in Dysautonomic Mental and Neurological Disorders

Heart Rate Variability: A Measure of Cardiovascular Health and Possible Therapeutic Target in Dysautonomic Mental and Neurological Disorders
Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2022 Nov 22. doi: 10.1007/s10484-022-09572-0. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTMental illness such as depression and anxiety as well as cerebrovascular disease are linked to impairment of neurocardiac function mediated by changes to the autonomic nervous system with increased sympathetic and decreased parasympathetic activity. Autonomic neurocardiac function can be evaluated by computing heart rate variability (HRV). Over the past ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-11-23By Martin Siepmann