Special Issue "Biomarker of Stress, Metabolic Syndrome and Human Health"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 December 2021.
Interests: stress; biomarkers; metabolic syndrome; well-being; exercise
Interests: stress; biomarkers; metabolic syndrome; emergency medicine; trauma brain injury; exercise
Metabolic syndrome is a significant public health concern linked to the obesity pandemic. Even if glycemia, triglycerides, and HDL are mandatory to assess the metabolic syndrome, other biomarkers have recently been proposed to be part of the metabolic syndrome. Recent studies indicate that both chronic and (repeated) acute stress are involved in developing metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, both oxidative and psychosocial stress are linked to heart disease and metabolic syndrome. The main hypothesis is the disruption of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis (HPA axis). Indeed, a dysfunction in the HPA axis increases cortisol levels in blood, increasing both glucose and insulin levels, so the apparition of insulin resistance leads to the promotion of dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, and visceral adiposity. Secondly, HPA axis dysfunction has an impact on bones, cardiovascular diseases, and psychiatric disorders.
To conclude, this Special Issue should review all aspects concerning the impact of biomarkers to assess, prevent, or monitor the link between stress and metabolic syndrome. We welcome original papers, including randomized controlled trials and observational studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses.
Prof. Dr. Frederic Dutheil
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Bouillon-Minois
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- metabolic syndrome
- HPA axis