Estimation and Evaluate of uric acid , Cholesterol and Triglycerides Levels in Hypertension patients in Basra Governorate – Iraq

Abstract

The study included the measurement of the mean serum Uric acid, Cholesterol, Triglycerides levels in hypertension patients in Basra Governorate – Iraq. In this study a total number of (80) hypertensive patients (41 males, 39 females) classified according to (age, sex, family history, severity and smoking) as compared with (60) healthy (34 males, 26 females) subjects were investigated as control group. It was found that a highly significant increase is in uric acid, triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood of hypertensive patients as compared with healthy subjects. In accordance with age, severity, family history and smokers. There were significant changes in these variables between males and females. In conclusion hypertensive patients suffer a high degree of reactive oxygen species (ROS) formation causing considerable oxidative stress indicated a high levels of the serum uric acid, triglycerides and cholesterol