How does vitamin D relate to heart health?
Researchers are interested in the role vitamin D plays in heart health. Here are some important studies that have contributed to our current understanding of the relationship between vitamin D status and heart health:
Mendelian randomization shows high vitamin D status leads to lower blood pressure.
In a groundbreaking study, research suggests that low vitamin D status causes increased blood pressure.
New comprehensive review determines vitamin D is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Using Hill’s criteria for causality to assess the relationship between vitamin D and cardiovascular disease, researchers conclude that vitamin D can be classified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Does vitamin D status affect health outcomes after stroke?
A large study found that stroke patients with high vitamin D levels experienced improved outcomes compared to patients with low vitamin D levels.