[Gut Microbiome and Cardiovascular Disease].
Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2019 Jul;144(14):957-963
Authors: Steffen HM, Demir M
Aging, physical activity, bodyweight and diet are well established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. For all of these factors a great impact on the intestinal microbiome has been described. The current review will discuss available data regarding the role of the gut microbiome in regulating blood pressure, vascular function and its possible contribution to atherosclerosis and heart failure.
PMID: 31311045 [PubMed – in process]