arterial stiffness

Arterial stiffness is a very serious health problem that can lead to dangerous consequences. Hypertension, coronary heart disease, myocardial hypertrophy, heart failure, diabetes, hypercholesterolaemia or atherosclerosis are widely known consequences, with stroke and myocardial infarction being the most feared. Among the treatment methods, the importance of prevention is emphasised, reducing the risk of pathology and […]

Swedish researchers from the Department of Orthopedics at Sahlgrenska University Hospital examined blood flow in the vessels of the tibialis anterior muscle when vibration is applied to the foot. They tested photoplethysmography (PPG), a method that has been used before (this is 2003) to study flows, but not in the context of vibration exposure, which […]

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