Blood pressure and blood selenium: a cross-sectional and longitudinal population study.

AIMS Western Europeans have low blood levels of selenium (BSe), an antioxidant trace element. In a Flemish population, we investigated the cross-sectional and longitudinal association of blood pressure (BP) with BSe. METHODS AND RESULTS We randomly recruited 710 subjects (mean age 48.8 years; 51.8% women). We measured BP and BSe and kept participants in… CONTINUE READING