Navigation Links
Metabolic Syndrome More Likely To Cause Heart Failure

The results of a new study shows that people with metabolic syndrome are significantly more likely to develop heart failure in middle age, the results of a new study indicate//.

Metabolic syndrome means a cluster of conditions, including obesity, high blood pressure and low levels of 'good' (HDL) cholesterol. A person with this syndrome is at an increased risk of developing coronary artery disease, stroke and diabetes. A team of Swedish researchers for their studies monitored regularly over 2,300 men, who were aged 50 between 1970 and 1974. They kept a track on the men until they turned 70.

They said that those with metabolic syndrome at the start of the study were much more likely to go on to develop heart failure. In fact, they explained that those with the syndrome were almost twice as likely to develop heart failure when compared to those who did not have the syndrome.

They explained that the results were irrespective of any other risk factors for heart failure, such as smoking and a previous heart attack. The researchers are of the opinion that metabolic syndrome may directly affect the heart itself, as well as boosting the build up of fatty deposits in the arteries.

Dr. Erik Ingelsson, from Uppsala University in Sweden, and colleagues note, conducted the research. They said that the results show that the metabolic syndrome provides important risk information beyond that of established risk factors for heart failure. They explained that the likely mechanism is insulin resistance and the subsequent excess insulin circulating in the blood. They further said that insulin might excessively enlarge the heart muscle, so as to impair its capacity.

If these findings are confirmed, the researchers conclude, the metabolic syndrome may have direct effects on the heart, in addition to an increased risk of atherosclerosis.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Individuals With Metabolic Syndrome At Risk of Dying From Heart Disease
2. Weight Reduction Surgery Also Treats Metabolic Syndrome
3. Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns
4. Metabolic problems related to clogged arteries
5. Teenage Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome
6. Obesity Hormone - Leptin may treat Metabolic Disorder
7. Japanese Face High Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke, Metabolic Syndrome to Blame
8. Clozapine Increases Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome
9. A Major Break Through in Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome
10. Research on Human Metabolic Disorders
11. Rare Mutation Causes Early Heart Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health and Nutrition Company, is announcing ... full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing CBD market by reducing the ... incorporated into liquid products, while reducing costs to end users. , The team of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Shelton, CT (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and long-term care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of ... Department, Shelton Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some ... at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed ... over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... be giving viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success ... focuses on current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian history of the United States ... creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers and his wife, Millie, have ... thirty years in the Navy. Following his career as a naval aviator and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/7/2017)... Oct. 6, 2017   Provista, a proven ... $100 billion in purchasing power, today announced a new ... The Newsroom is the online home for ... infographics, expert bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... a wealth of resources at their fingertips, viewers can ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: ... and Consulting, LLC , and named its founder as ... in Tennessee , will operate under ... EnvoyHealth,s service offerings for health care partners to include ... "In an interoperable world, technology delivers ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... CHICAGO , Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom ... quarter 2017 earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, ... 8:00 a.m. (EDT) and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. ... to discussing the company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance ... growth opportunities, initiatives to enhance operational performance, and long-range ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: