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Suplementos de vitamina D Amarrado a pressão arterial em negros

FRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who take vitamin D supplements may significantly lower their blood pressure, a new study suggests.

“Compared with other races, blacks in the United States are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and more likely to have high blood pressure,” said lead researcher Dr. John Forman, an assistant professor of medicine at the renal division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

But among the black study participants, three months of supplemental vitamin D was associated with a drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) of up to 4 mm Hg, the researchers found.

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http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/03/15/vitamin-d-supplements-tied-to-lower-blood-pressure-in-blacksFRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who take vitamin D supplements may significantly lower their blood pressure, a new study suggests.

“Compared with other races, blacks in the United States are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and more likely to have high blood pressure,” said lead researcher Dr. John Forman, an assistant professor of medicine at the renal division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

But among the black study participants, three months of supplemental vitamin D was associated with a drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) of up to 4 mm Hg, the researchers found.

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http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/03/15/vitamin-d-supplements-tied-to-lower-blood-pressure-in-blacksFRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who take vitamin D supplements may significantly lower their blood pressure, a new study suggests.

“Compared with other races, blacks in the United States are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and more likely to have high blood pressure,” said lead researcher Dr. John Forman, an assistant professor of medicine at the renal division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

But among the black study participants, three months of supplemental vitamin D was associated with a drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) of up to 4 mm Hg, the researchers found.

Click here to read more

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/03/15/vitamin-d-supplements-tied-to-lower-blood-pressure-in-blacks

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