Blood lead, blood pressure, and hypertension in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

@article{Nash2003BloodLB,
  title={Blood lead, blood pressure, and hypertension in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.},
  author={Denis Nash and Laurence S. Magder and Mark E. Lustberg and Roger W Sherwin and Robert J. Rubin and Rachel B. Kaufmann and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2003},
  volume={289 12},
  pages={1523-32}
}
CONTEXT Lead exposures have been shown to be associated with increased blood pressure and risk of hypertension in older men. In perimenopausal women, skeletal lead stores are an important source of endogenous lead exposure due to increased bone demineralization. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship of blood lead level with blood pressure and hypertension prevalence in a population-based sample of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in the United States. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… CONTINUE READING

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