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The defense response and alcohol intake: a coronary artery disease risk: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
The behavioral defense coping response (DefS) as a measure of coping with emotional stress may increase alcohol intake (gamma glutamyl transferase (γGT)), the risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) and insulin sensitivity ...
Chronic depression symptoms desensitize renin activity to protect against volume-loading hypertension in Blacks: the SABPA study
Background Low-renin levels in Blacks have been associated with volume-loading hypertension (HT). Depression symptoms, frequently co-occurring with vascular dysregulation, might reflect a disturbed renin-angiotensin-ald ...
Defensive coping and renovascular disease risk. Adrenal fatigue in a cohort of Africans and Caucasians: the SABPA study
Background: Defensive coping is an established cardiovascular risk factor in Africans. Additionally, chronic, excessive or inadequate hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis (HPAA) stress responses could either increase or ...
Troponin T release is associated with silent myocardial ischaemia in black men: the SABPA study
Background High sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) is a validated marker of myocardial damage and may reflect the degree of silent myocardial ischaemia (SMI) and ventricular strain. Our aim was to compare hs-cTnT ...