2 edition of Hormones and vascular disease found in the catalog.
Hormones and vascular disease
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Roger M. Greenhalgh.|
|Contributions||Greenhalgh, Roger Malcolm, ed.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 345 p. :|
|Number of Pages||345|
Hormone: A chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. Many hormones are secreted by special glands, such as thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Hormones are essential for every activity of life, including the processes of digestion, metabolism, growth, reproduction, and mood control. Hormones, genetic factors, and gender differences in cardiovascular disease Jacques E Rossouw Women's Health Initiative, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 1 Rockledge Center, Suite , Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD , USACited by:
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The role of hormones and growth factors in modulating cardiovascular function impacts different areas of research, especially considering that atypical plasma levels together with variable effects at cellular level are hallmarks of several medical conditions such as metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and heart : Cristian Ibarra, Sergio Lavandero, Manuel Estrada. The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. –Voltaire. In our modern world, cholesterol has become almost a swear word. Thanks to the promoters of the diet-heart hypothesis, everybody “knows” that cholesterol is “evil” and has to be fought at every turn.
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Thyroid hormones have an important role in maintaining cardiovascular homeostasis, and subtle changes in thyroid hormone concentrations adversely influence the cardiovascular system. In Cited by: Hormone replacement therapy and peripheral vascular disease in women.
Nguyen L(1), Liles DR, Lin PH, Bush RL. Author information: (1)Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXby: Vascular Disease There aremiles of blood vessels in the adult human body – arteries carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart, while veins return oxygen-poor blood back to the heart.
Vascular disease includes any condition that affects this system, some of which are highly treatable (often without surgery) while others can cause.
CORONARY artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death among women in the United States, accounting for nearly 30% of deaths (1, 2).The incidence of CAD and associated morbidity/mortality rises with age ().Below age 55 yr, the incidence of CAD in women is one third that in men; however, at age 75 yr, the incidence is essentially the same in both by: In book: Sex Hormones.
Sex Hormones and Vascular pdf. and a mediator of vascular disease. There is an E2-de pendent sexual dimorphism in. Sex hormones are known to interact with cytosolic and nuclear receptors and to induce a host of genomic effects in various vascular cells.
Sex hormones may also interact with specific plasmalemmal receptors and induce additional non-genomic vascular effects ().Although several reviews have described the role of genetic sex, sex hormones and sex hormone receptors in modifying the incidence of Author: Julia M.
Orshal, Raouf A. Khalil. Endothelium and Cardiovascular Diseases: Vascular Biology and Clinical Syndromes provides an in-depth examination of the role of endothelium and endothelial dysfunction in normal vascular function, and in a broad spectrum of clinical syndromes, from atherosclerosis, to cognitive disturbances and eclampsia.
The endothelium is a major participant. However, hormone replacement therapy — or menopause hormone therapy, as it's now called — has had mixed results. Many of the hoped-for benefits failed to materialize for large numbers of women. Hormones of the endocrine system is a vast topic with numerous hormones involved which affect virtually every organ in the human body.
Human physiologic processes such as homeostasis, metabolic demand, development, and reproduction are all possible because of hormones and the processes mediated by their actions.
This review will elaborate on the organ which secretes the hormone, the actions of Author: Miles Campbell, Ishwarlal Jialal. However, some argue that surgical trauma to the vasculature or extent of surgery (11,18) may play a role in the risk of stroke. In addition, hormone excess (Cushing's disease or acromegaly) or.
Epidemiological studies have defined a sexually dimorphic pattern in the development of atherosclerotic vascular disease in humans (1). The incidence of cardiovascular disease is lower in premenopausal women than in age-matched men, but rises steadily after menopause (2).Cited by: Women before menopause have lower risk of ischemic heart disease than age-matched men.
The lower incidence of coronary artery disease in women during reproductive age is believed to be caused in part by ovarian hormones because loss of ovaries in young women increases coronary artery disease.
Similarly, when mice receive ischemia Cited by: Gender, Sex Hormones, and Respiratory Disease: A Comprehensive Guide focuses on our current understanding and the gaps in research, with suggestions for future directions and implications for therapy.
This book is a useful reference for pulmonologists and researchers and will prompt further inquiry aimed at improving overall lung : Hardcover.
Get this from a library. Working papers from a Conference on the Influence of Female Hormones on Hemostasis and Vascular Disease, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, June[National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources.; Council on Thrombosis (American Heart Association);]. Rare Endocrine Genetic Diseases. There are more than distinct rare diseases that affect the endocrine system.
Endocrinologist are the unsung heroes on the front lines, solving the puzzle of these unique conditions and helping those affected regain hormone balance.
Numerous vascular effects of sex hormones including modulation of vascular function, inflammatory response, metabolic, and hemodynamic effects are attributed to female sex hormones.
The vascular protection conferred by estrogen may be mediated indirectly by its influence on the metabolism of lipoproteins  and extraneuronal uptake of. The result can be heart disease, stroke, or even heart attack. Blood pressure can also become high when thyroid hormones are too low.
Arterial stiffness, thickening, and decreased elasticity can occur when too little thyroid hormone is circulating within the body, increasing peripheral vascular resistance, causing blood pressure to rise.
By Ray Schilling | Alzheimer’s disease, Anti-aging medicine, Cardiovascular disease, heart attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Hormones, Mortality, Nutrition, Prevention Since February is heart month, this is a good time to discuss the effects of hormones on the heart.
hormones and heart disease: progesterone - key player From my research and personal expirience, I have concluded that progesterone is key player which is why you should know how to improve progesterone levels, while understanding its relationship with stress hormones, especially cortisol.
Women have been shown to have a lower incidence of vascular disease when compared to men. However, the incidence of vascular disease increases as women progress through menopause and reaches an.In this treatise, Hormones and the Heart in Health and Disease, we interpret "endocrinology" broadly and consider traditional hormones as well as autocoids that are secreted by the heart or that act on it.
In this overview, the relevant chapters are indicated in parentheses.Gender, Sex Hormones, and Respiratory Disease: A Comprehensive Guide focuses on our current understanding and the gaps in research, with suggestions for future directions and implications for therapy.
This book is a useful reference for pulmonologists and researchers and will prompt further inquiry aimed at improving overall lung health.