Parslow, Ruth; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Salonikas, Chris; Lux, Ora; Jorm, Anthony F; Naidoo, Daya
It has been suggested that increased oxidative stress may be both a cause as well as a consequence of hypertension. In vivo oxidation of low-density lipoproteins by oxygen-free radicals may increase hypertension-related atherogenesis, and antioxidants may be beneficial in this regard. Previous findings concerning associations between serum measures of antioxidants; and hypertension have however been inconsistent. Plasma levels of β-carotene, Vitamin A, E, uric acid, homocysteine and total...[Show more]
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