Sri Lankan Journal of Cardiology Volume 1: Issue 2 – January 2019 Abstract The importance of the microbiome in the pathogenesis of metabolic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidaemia, obesity and cardiovascular diseases are emerging. The gut microbiome, once thought to have a limited function of producing vitamins and in bile acid metabolism is now…

Sri Lankan Journal of Cardiology – Volume 1 Issue 1, June 2018 Abstract Resistant hypertension could be defined as blood pressure that remains elevated despite being treated with 3 anti-hypertensives of which one is a diuretic at maximum tolerable dose. It is an important global health issue associated with morbi dity and mortality. It is…