No - Bio Lab Jamal Weaver 4-15-08 No-Doz, Discovering the...

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Bio Lab Jamal Weaver 4-15-08 No-Doz, Discovering the Effects on Systolic Pulse Pressure Introduction In this experiment systolic blood pressure of subjects was measured after receiving a placebo pill of Vit-C and after a dose of No-Doz to explore the effects of the doses on their systolic blood pressure. Systolic blood pressure is the highest pressure observed in the arteries at the beginning of the heart beat cycle. 1 This has another cycle which is the diastolic pressure which is the opposite which is the lowest pressure in the arteries at the end of the heart beat cycle. 1 No-Doz is a common caffeine pill used by consumers to give a little extra attention to tasks that need it. Most common consumers include truckers, college students, security guards, and surprisingly bank tellers. 2 The hypothesis for this experiment was that the No-Doz caffeine pill would have an avid effect on all the subjects and raise the systolic pressure. Materials and Methods Obtaining Test Procedures
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Bio Lab Jamal Weaver 4-15-08 Subjects were asked to not eat or drink anything for at least 1 hour prior to coming into the lab that day. This was to ensure a correct reading in blood pressure analysis. Subjects were chosen and prepared for the administration of the doses, Placebo was Vit –C 500 mg tablet and test variable was 200 mg No-Doz caffeine pill. Only the
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