Tagged: Blood vessel

Angiogenesis in the Metabolic Syndrome

Angiogenesis is crucial both in physiological and in pathological conditions. Evidence has been gathered regarding the involvement of angiogenesis in metabolic syndrome-associated disorders, including visceral obesity, dyslipi-daemias, atherosclerosis and diabetes. Indeed, metabolic syndrome is...

Vascular leg pain – Pathophysiology

Lower extremity pain can arise from abnormalities in either arteries or veins. In the case of arterial disease, the tissues are insufficiently supplied with oxygenated blood because of obstruction to inflow. In the case...

Bad arteries is bad for your brain

If it affects your heart, it affects your brain. These two organs are inextricably linked by miles of arteries, blood vessels, and capillaries that feed your heart and also go up into your skull...