Elevated Blood Pressure and Insomnia - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?


We are doing this study to understand how poor sleep quality contributes to high blood pressure and heart disease risk.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Hypertension and Insomnia

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Key Eligibility

Adults ages 30-60 who:
- Have had trouble sleeping for over 2 weeks
- Do not use blood pressure medication
- Have elevated blood pressure (systolic or top number > 130)

For more information about who can join this study, please contact the study team at kristy.johnson@duke.edu or 919-681-5874.

Age Group

What is Involved?


If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Have 6 therapy sessions with a sleep specialist (can be done remotely)
- Wear a portable blood pressure monitor for 24 hours on 4 separate occasions

We will pay you for your time on this study.

You can read more about the study and sign up to join on its website: https://sites.duke.edu/sleepright

Study Details

Full Title
Sleep Quality and Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Risk in Adults with Hypertension
Principal Investigator
Andrew Sherwood
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00102036
NCT: NCT04009447
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment