Last updated on February 2020

Sleep Quality and Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Risks in Adults With Hypertension

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Diabetes and Hypertension | High Blood Pressure (Hypertension - Pediatric) | Insomnia | Vascular Diseases | High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) | Hypertension
  • Age: Between 30 - 60 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Systolic BP 130 mm Hg based upon two standardized BP screening assessments
  • A current diagnosis of insomnia disorder as defined in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD-3);84 or undiagnosed, but suspected, insomnia disorder that is confirmed at their screening lab visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled hypertension (screening office BP > 160/100 mm Hg)
  • Antihypertensive medication use
  • Cardiovascular medications
  • Previously diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea
  • Severe obesity defined by BMI>40 kg/m2
  • Pacemakers
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Acute coronary syndrome or coronary revascularization procedure within 6 months of enrollment
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Identifiable cause of hypertension (e.g., primary hyperaldosteronism, renal artery stenosis, untreated hyper- or hypothyroidism, chronic kidney disease, Cushing's disease, pheochromocytoma, coarctation of the aorta)
  • Severe uncorrected valvular heart disease
  • Current pregnancy
  • Active diagnosis of psychosis, bipolar disorder
  • Severely impaired hearing or speech
  • Participation in another interventional study to address insomnia
  • Rotating shift workers
  • Prominent suicidal or homicidal ideation (as assessed through a clinical interview)
  • Alcohol or drug abuse within 12 months
  • Hepatic dysfunction
  • Dementia
  • Inability to comply with the assessment procedures or inability to provide informed consent.

Recruitment Status: Open

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