Title Association between alkaline phosphatase and hypertension in a ruralJapanese population : The Nagasaki Islands study

Background: Although serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) levels have been associated with hypertension, and ALP is known as an enzyme affected by alcohol consumption, no study has been published on the associations between ALP and the risk of hypertension in relation to drinking status. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of 2,681 participants (837… CONTINUE READING