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Psoriasis May Carry Clogged Arteries Risk Similar To That With Diabetes

(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis may be at increased risk of calcium buildup in the arteries - an indicator of heart disease risk - comparable to that of people with diabetes, according to a new study.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Since psoriasis is driven by an overproduction of pro-inflammatory eicosanoids (i.e. leukotrienes), the linkage of psoriasis to other inflammatory conditions like heart disease is not unexpected.

 

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