Obesity, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia as risk factors for atherosclerosis leading to ischemic events.

@article{Rooy2014ObesityHA,
  title={Obesity, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia as risk factors for atherosclerosis leading to ischemic events.},
  author={Mia-Jeanne van Rooy and Etheresia Pretorius},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 19},
  pages={
          2121-9
        }
}
Atherosclerosis is a widespread disease of the arterial system that is generated by injury to the vasculature due to hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and inflammatory diseases. In the current review, we discuss the role of different risk factors, including obesity, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia in atherosclerosis, which may ultimately lead to either cardiovascular or cerebral complication. Inflammation plays a pivotal role in conjunction with obesity, hypertension and… CONTINUE READING
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