Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Hypertensive Patients in Tertiary Center at Western Regional Hospital

Background and aim: Vitamin D deficiency can lead to increase blood pressure in hypertension people and aim to determine the prevalent between hypertension and vitamin D deficiency in Pokhara academy of health science.

Methods: A cross sectional study was carried out in Western regional hospital, Nepal from October 2020 to March 2021. 505 patient were participants including both male and female of age >18 years old, in our out patients department. Study was designed to collect patients' information relevant about hypertension and laboratory reports of vitamin D level.

Results: Patients of hypertension are prior to vitamin D insufficiency was highly prevalent P value <0.001.

Conclusion: Vitamin D deficiency in Nepal is very common till now and Nepalese people were high prevalent with hypertension. We emphasize that most Nepalese people vitamin D is need among the hypertensive patients. Supplement of vitamin D in hypertensive patients it reduce cardiovascular morbidity.

Author(s): Kamal Kumal*, Ajay Adhikaree, Surya Bahadur Hamal Thakuri and Bidhi Dhital

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