Do COVID-19 Vaccinations Reduce the Risk of Heart Conditions Following Covid-19 Infections?

A hugely important question for the clinical cardiologist is whether Covid-19 vaccinations reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications following Covid-19 infections. It is well-documented that being infected with SARS-CoV-2 increases the risk of short-and long-term cardiovascular complications, many of which may be severe. Therefore, practicing clinicians and patients will embrace every tool that can be … Read more

Atherogenic Dyslipidemia (AD)

Atherogenic dyslipidemia (AD) is a clinical disorder that, in my opinion, is far too often overlooked.  It depicts a blood lipid pattern characterized by elevated triglycerides (TG) and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). Hence, people with AD have an elevated TG/HDL-C ratio (1). More crucially, individuals with AD have elevated apolipoprotein B (apoB) … Read more