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The authors suggest prospective data on the risk of psoriasis associated with hypertension is lacking

The authors suggest prospective data on the risk of psoriasis associated with hypertension is lacking 1

In some patients, the chronic inflammatory skin diseases psoriasis and eczema are similar in appearance. Up to now, dermatologists have therefore had to base their decision on which treatment should be selected on their own experience and an examination of tissue samples. Hypertension, antihypertension medication, risk of psoriasis. Women with long-term high blood pressure appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis, and long-term use of beta ( )-blocker medication to treat hypertension may also increase the risk of psoriasis. The authors suggest prospective data on the risk of psoriasis associated with hypertension is lacking. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 Jul 1. We hypothesized that psoriasis is associated with the risk of total cancers as well as solid organ cancers including breast, lung, and colon in a population-based cohort of elderly Iowa women, after adjusting for potential confounders. This study combined three data sources: the IWHS, Medicare data and the Iowa SEER cancer registry. Consistent with findings from other studies, psoriasis was positively associated with higher education, smoking, lack of regular physical activity, diabetes, hypertension, and history of HT use (Table 1) 1, 25 29. Additionally, pediatric psoriasis has been associated with certain comorbidities, such as obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus and rheumatoid arthritis, making early diagnosis and management essential. Mercy et al. suggested that the risk of severe disease is higher if psoriasis started as guttate psoriasis which persisted 25. However, the evidence on treatment efficacy and safety is still limited, and long-term data in pediatric patients are lacking.

The authors suggest prospective data on the risk of psoriasis associated with hypertension is lacking 2The long-term effects of alcohol (ethanol) consumption range from cardioprotective health benefits for low to moderate alcohol consumption in industrialized societies with higher rates of cardiovascular disease 1 2 to severe detrimental effects in cases of chronic alcohol abuse. The negative effects include increased risk of liver diseases, oropharyngeal cancer, esophageal cancer and pancreatitis. Alcohol dependence is associated with hypertension, coronary heart disease, and ischemic stroke, cancer of the respiratory system, and also cancers of the digestive system, liver, breast and ovaries. Many US adults have multiple chronic conditions, and hypertension and diabetes are among the most common dyads. Rates Among Minnesota Adults With Hypertension, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2011. Covariates associated with lower odds of recent screening among adults without diabetes were determined using weighted logistic regression. On the basis of blood pressure data, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) rated blood glucose screening for people with diagnosed hypertension a Grade B recommendation, making it a covered preventive service under the Affordable Care Act (9). Author Information. The regulations of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis are closely related, and the calciotropic hormones PTH and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D can also control serum phosphorus. Cross-sectional and prospective studies suggest that insufficient vitamin D levels may have an adverse effect on insulin secretion and glucose tolerance in type 2 diabetes (noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) (reviewed in 15). Research in mice lacking the gene encoding the VDR indicates that 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D decreases the expression of the gene encoding renin through its interaction with the VDR (18).

Discussion of suggested mechanisms underlying cardiovascular manifestations of rheumatologic diseases is beyond the scope of this review. In this study, atherosclerosis risk was related to duration of disease and use of anti tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy, a surrogate for disease severity as such therapy was limited to patients with refractory disease at the time of our study. Data are lacking to support widespread screening of RA patients with imaging studies such as carotid ultrasonography or computed tomography to detect coronary calcium. In a case-control study that excluded SLE patients with any of these associated conditions, we detected substantially higher LV mass index in SLE patients that was further elevated by concomitant hypertension. These are generally divided into patient-related and surgery-specific risks, as well as test-specific considerations (Box 1). Data suggest that with drug-eluting stents, risks of stent thrombosis off dual antiplatelet therapy are considerable, even 1 year after stent placement. Since mortality among patients with PsA is related to disease severity 18, 19, excess mortality is more likely to occur in clinic-based cohorts with overrepresented severe PsA 15. Data are limited regarding cardiovascular morbidity in patients with PsA 2024. Gladman et al. conducted a prospective study on prevalence of cardiovascular morbidity on 648 patients of PsA with a mean follow-up of 8. But current smoking status did not increase the risk of hypertension or CVD in PsA 23.

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Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but surrogate markers for CVD in these disorders are inadequate. Understanding of this elevated risk has been hampered by the lack of suitable clinical biomarkers linking systemic inflammation and CVD. Sex, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, PsA and sacroiliitis were adjusted for as dichotomous variables in the models; all other variables were continuous. Sample Issue. Two authors independently assessed trial eligibility and quality. PsA is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. The results of a recent systematic review suggested a wide variation on the incidence and prevalence of PsA in different countries 5. Mortality data of Asian PsA patients were lacking, nonetheless, investigators from Hong Kong and Israel have ascertained the prevalence and risk factors for premature atherosclerosis in patients with PsA. 78 from Israel, the prevalence of traditional cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factors including smoking, altered lipid profile, hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) was similar between 30 PsA patients and age-matched controls, although the BMI was significantly increased in the patient group. + Author Affiliations.

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