Obesity and cardiovascular diseases: is there a connection?
The review is about study of the interlinks of obesity and cardiovascular disease occurrence. It is shown
the effect of adipose tissue on the prognosis of cardiovascular diseases, both acute and chronic forms of chronic
heart disease, chronic heart failure. Problem of «paradox of obesity» is still an actual and debatable problem of
modern medicine of internal diseases. Further researches are needed to study the relationship between adipose
tissue and the cardiovascular system abnormalities.
K e y w o r d s : obesity, cardiovascular disease, adipose tissue, prognosis, coronary heart disease.