Microbiome and hypertension: where are we now?

Conclusion There is a long way ahead regarding the role of gut microbiota in the pathogenesis and as an adjunctive treatment of hypertension. Treatment of dysbiosis could be a useful therapeutic approach to add to traditional antihypertensive therapy. Manipulating gut microbiota using prebiotics and probiotics might prove a valuable tool to traditional antihypertensives.
Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Review Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association - Category: Health Management Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Alzheimers Association - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alzheimers Dement Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
The concept of the World Kidney Day (WKD) was developed in 2006 by the International Federation of Kidney Foundations and the International Society of Nephrology. The WKD is a global campaign initiative aimed at improving education and raising awareness of the importance of kidney health and to help reduce frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. Each year, on the second Thursday of March, and also during the entire month of March, the WKD is acknowledged and celebrated throughout the world with many diverse events and innovative activities including public health screenings, mar...
Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
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