n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Eprosartan dual action offers clinical benefit for elderly and overweight hypertensives : drug trends in cardiology
|Article Title||Eprosartan dual action offers clinical benefit for elderly and overweight hypertensives : drug trends in cardiology|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2004|
|Pages||91 - 92|
Extracted from text ... Eprosartan dual action offers clinical benefit for elderly and overweight hypertensives 'High blood pressure represents a chronic and slowly progressing disease and should be regarded as a symptom of an underlying complex disorder, which very often is associated with sympathetic overactivity', noted Prof Heinz Rupp, well-known molecular cardiologist from Marburg University, Germany. Links between visceral obesity, postmenopausal status and sympathetic overactivity A major factor underlying overweightassociated diseases (raised BMI and visceral fat deposition) is a raised sympathetic activity leading not only to hypertension, but also to insulin resistance and other features of the metabolic syndrome. Recently, it has been shown by ..
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