Treat High Blood Pressure with Vitamin D?

An analysis of more than 146,500 individuals revealed that for every 10%
increase in vitamin D blood levels
, researchers found a corresponding 8% decreased risk for developing high blood pressure. According to study leader Dr. Elina Hypponen, “In view of the costs and side effects associated with antihypertensive drugs, the potential to prevent or reduce blood pressure and therefore the risk of hypertension with vitamin D is very attractive.”
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, June 2014