Risk of high blood pressure in salt workers working near salt milling plants: A cross-sectional and interventional study

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BACKGROUND Workers working close to salt milling plants may inhale salt particles floating in the air, leading to a rise in plasma sodium, which, in turn, may increase the blood pressure and the risk of hypertension. METHODS To test the above hypothesis, occupational health check-up camps were organized near salt manufacturing units and all workers were… (More)

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