High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

By Tim Newman | Medical News Today

A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency and high blood pressure. The findings could help scientists design new ways of intervening in at-risk patient populations.

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a huge and growing health concern in the United States.

According to the American Heart Association, hypertension affects more than 100 millionpeople in the U.S.

Over recent years, researchers have noted a relationship between lower zinc levels and hypertension.

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