Study of the correlations between serum iron and Hepcidin with some biochemical variables in hyperlipidemia of elderly males and females in Salah Al Deen Province
The present research was designed to investigate the role of the relationship between Iron and hepcidin hormon with some biochemical variables in patients with hyperlipidemia in both males and females elderly in Salah al-Din governorate. The study included 40 individuals distributed into two groups. The first group was the control group, which included 20 human males and females and the second group included 20 patients (10 males and 10 females) whose ages ranged between (60-79) years. Blood was collected to estimate the hepcidine hormone, iron, cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoproteins, low-density lipoproteins, and very low-density lipoproteins. The results showed a significant increase in (P≥ 0.05) in the concentration of iron and hepcidin hormone, cholesterol, triglycerides, low-density lipoproteins and very low-density lipoproteins while showed a significant decrease in (P≥ 0.05) in the concentration high-density lipoproteins in patients Males and females hyperlipidemia compared to the control group. The results also indicated a direct correlation relationship between iron and hepcidine hormone and studied variables cholesterol, triglycerides, low-density lipoproteins and very low-density lipoproteins in patients compared to the control group. It is concluded through the results that iron and the hepcidin hormon may have an important role in the development of cardiovascular diseases in hypertensive patients in elderly both males and females.