Circulating active serum calcium reduces the risk of hypertension.

  title={Circulating active serum calcium reduces the risk of hypertension.},
  author={Setor K Kunutsor and Jari A Laukkanen},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  volume={24 3},
Purpose Calcium, which is one the most abundant mineral elements in the body, has been suggested to be involved in blood pressure regulation. We aimed to assess the association of active serum calcium (which is the ionised and physiologically active form of serum calcium) with the future risk of hypertension. Methods The active serum calcium concentration was assessed at baseline in the Finnish Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease population-based prospective cohort study of 1562 normotensive men aged… CONTINUE READING
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