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Arterial Stiffness & the Gut Microbiome

Thursday, January 30, 2020  
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Arterial stiffness is a measurement of vascular aging that only weakly relates to conventional cardiovascular risk factors but is an independent predictor of major cardiovascular events—especially in patients with metabolic syndrome. Contributing factors to the development of arterial stiffness include insulin resistance and systemic inflammation, both of which are modulated by the gut microbiome. In a study published in the European Heart Journal in 2018, researchers aimed to determine whether gut microbial composition was associated with arterial stiffness.

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