Zinc, copper, and blood pressure: Human population studies

  title={Zinc, copper, and blood pressure: Human population studies},
  author={William E. Carpenter and Derek Lam and Glenn M Toney and Neal L. Weintraub and Zhenyu Qin},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
Copper and zinc are essential trace biometals that regulate cardiovascular homeostasis, and dysregulation of these metals has been linked to vascular diseases, including hypertension. In this article, we review recent human population studies concerning this topic, focusing on: 1) the relationship between blood pressure and levels of zinc and copper; 2… CONTINUE READING