Sunlight Has Cardiovascular Benefits Independently of Vitamin D

@article{Weller2016SunlightHC,
  title={Sunlight Has Cardiovascular Benefits Independently of Vitamin D},
  author={Richard B Weller},
  journal={Blood Purification},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={130 - 134}
}
  • R. Weller
  • Published 15 January 2016
  • Medicine
  • Blood Purification
Background: High blood pressure (BP) is the leading risk factor for disability adjusted life years lost globally. Epidemiological data show a correlation between increased sun exposure and reduced population BP and cardiovascular mortality. Individuals with high serum vitamin D levels are at reduced risk of hypertension, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome, yet multiple trial data show that oral vitamin D supplementation has no effect on these endpoints. Sunlight is a risk factor for… Expand
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