Vitamin D Level Status and Hypertension among Elderly Iraqi People in Al Hillah City

  • Ismael Hasan Jawad1, Hasan ALwan Baiee2
Keywords: Vitamin D, Hypertension, adults, fat soluble, pleiotropic effects

Abstract

Background: Vitamin D has different biological actions in the body . Vitamin D has the pleiotropic effects
in multiple organ systems, and vitamin D deficiency was suggested to be associated with high blood
pressure according to previous reports. Several interventional studies have examined the effect of vitamin D
supplementation on high blood pressure patients
Objective: To identify Vitamin D level and its correlate with hypertension among old adult in Hilla city –
Babylon province.

Author Biography

Ismael Hasan Jawad1, Hasan ALwan Baiee2

1Student, Ph.D. Nursing Student, University of Babylon College of Nursing,
2Prof. Dr. University of Babylon College of Nursing

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Ismael Hasan Jawad1, Hasan ALwan Baiee2. (2020). Vitamin D Level Status and Hypertension among Elderly Iraqi People in Al Hillah City. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 625-629. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1180