Prospective study of calcium, potassium, and magnesium intake and risk of stroke in women.

@article{Iso1999ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of calcium, potassium, and magnesium intake and risk of stroke in women.},
  author={Hiroyasu Iso and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Joann E. Manson and K Rexrode and Charles H. Hennekens and Graham A. Colditz and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C Willett},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={1772-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE High intakes of calcium, potassium, and magnesium have been hypothesized to reduce risks of cardiovascular disease, but only a few prospective studies have examined intakes of these cations in relation to risk of stroke. METHODS In 1980, 85 764 women in the Nurses' Health Study cohort, aged 34 to 59 years and free of diagnosed cardiovascular disease and cancer, completed dietary questionnaires from which we calculated intakes of calcium, potassium, and magnesium. By… CONTINUE READING

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