Items Tagged ‘heart rate’

March 29, 2013

Using Your Head: Mayo Clinic finding a way to diagnose concussions with more certainty

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

At the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, neurologists are discovering new ways to diagnose concussions. Research shows that autonomic reflex testing, which measures involuntary changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently shows significant changes in those with concussions. The findings were presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting held in San Diego last […]

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March 21, 2013

Concussion Testing Method Diagnoses Traumatic Brain Injury with Heart Rate, Blood Pressure

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Now, neurologists at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona have taken a major step toward an accurate biological marker for concussion testing. Their research shows that autonomic reflex testing, which measures automatic changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently shows changes in people who suffer concussions.   Medical Daily by Ashik Siddique

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Tags: autonomic reflex testing, biological marker, blood pressure, concussion, concussion testing, heart rate, Medical Daily, traumatic brain injury


December 11, 2009

The Truth About Heart Rate and Exercise

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

If you’re even a semi-serious exerciser, you’ve probably read or heard that it’s a good idea to know your resting and maximum heart rates and to track your heart rate during workouts…   But experts tell WebMD that much of the conventional wisdom about heart rate and exercise is wrong… there’s no pressing need to […]

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