Lead accumulation in shin bone may be associated with resistant high blood pressure

October 24th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Resistant high blood pressure in men may be related to long-term exposure to lead that might not be detected using standard blood tests. Researchers found that the risk of resistant hypertension was higher in men with elevated accumulations of lead in the shin bone. Exposure to lead may be due to aging infrastructure such as water pipes.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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