Calcium, nitric oxide, and preeclampsia.

  title={Calcium, nitric oxide, and preeclampsia.},
  author={Patricio L{\'o}pez-Jaramillo},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  volume={24 1},
A relationship between calcium dietary intake and incidence of preeclampsia was proposed. In the Andean Ecuadorian population, the average calcium intake, evaluated by a 24 hours dietary recall range between 52.3% of the US RDA to 77%. The calcium intake in women with preeclampsia was significantly lower in relation with normal pregnant women. Three prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials to investigate the effect of calcium supplementation (2 g/day of… CONTINUE READING