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Effets des supplémentations en calcium et vitamine D sur la maladie cardiovasculaire

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 8, no. 348, p. 1458-1463
Publication date2012
Abstract

Studies exploring the effect of calcium supplementation on cardiovascular risk suggest that systolic blood pressure decreases with supplementation. A lower calcium intake has been associated with an increased risk of stroke. By contrast, calcium supplementation may increase the risk of myocardial infarction. The effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure is still unclear and no effect of vitamin D supplementation on coronary heart disease or stroke has been clearly demonstrated. There is a lack of randomized clinical trials primarily addressing the effect of these parameters on CVD. Currently, the use of calcium and vitamin D supplementations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease is not justified.

Keywords
  • Blood Pressure/drug effects
  • Bone Density Conservation Agents/therapeutic use
  • Calcium, Dietary/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Cardiovascular Diseases/prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Vitamin D/therapeutic use
Citation (ISO format)
GUESSOUS, Idris, BOCHUD, Murielle. Effets des supplémentations en calcium et vitamine D sur la maladie cardiovasculaire. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 348, p. 1458–1463.
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