Calcium, vitamin D and cardiovascular disease.

@article{Guessous2011CalciumVD,
  title={Calcium, vitamin D and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Idris Guessous and Murielle Bochud and Olivier Bonny and Michel Antoine Burnier},
  journal={Kidney & blood pressure research},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          404-17
        }
}
The relationship between calcium and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) has been explored for a long time. Studies exploring the effect of calcium intake or calcium supplementation on cardiovascular risk suggest that systolic blood pressure increases under low calcium intake and decreases with calcium supplementation. A lower calcium intake has been associated with an increased risk of stroke. However, the impact of calcium supplementation on stroke risk remains unclear. Calcium supplementation may… CONTINUE READING

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